are members of the Christian Social Services Special Committee. The committee is a subcommittee of the Convention’s Board of Directors.
Wake Forest Baptist Health (WFBH), one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers, is an integrated health care system that operates 1,004 acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric beds, outpatient services and community health and information centers. WFBH has 21 subsidiary or affiliate hospitals and conducts 120 outreach activities including satellite clinics, health fairs, consulting services, and medical director services throughout the region. WFBH's component institutions carry out a joint mission of patient care, education, research and community service. The partnership includes three major members: Wake Forest University Health Sciences, North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Physicians.
The Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina (BCH) staff is dedicated to the ministry's vision of sharing hope...changing lives. Every day, hurting children and families turn to BCH and encounter caring child care workers, social workers and staff who strive to meet their needs and share with them the hope of Jesus Christ.
BCH provides residential services to children from a variety of circumstances including family dysfunction and even situations of abuse, neglect and abandonment. The ministry also offers group homes for special needs adults through its Developmental Disabilities Ministry, the Family Care residential program for single mothers and their children, two residential wilderness camps that operate year-round, and network-based services for senior adults and their families known as the North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM).
BCH serves children and families through 19 North Carolina locations and the ministry's affiliate orphanage in Xela, Guatemala.
The North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM) is operated by the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina and totally funded by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. NCBAM is a statewide outreach aiding aging adults in maintaining their independence and quality of life. The ministry focuses on providing information and referrals, connecting the aging and their families with resources to meet needs, and coordinating practical ministries.