WHAT WE DO
Care – “to be concerned about, to look after, provide for, to have love for another” Corps – “a body of persons under common direction, an organized subdivision”
Care Corps International is a crisis care education resource ministry for caregivers in places of crisis, war, and disaster. We provide crisis care education programs for teachers, community workers, physicians, relief agencies, and the national church leadership. As a mission resource ministry we recruit, train, and lead teams of mission volunteers to provide crisis care education programs: Care Seminars and Children’s Trauma Care Programs. Care Corps is a bridge to implementing compassion ministry.
The mission of Care Corps is to recruit, train and mobilize teams to work with the local and national care givers to help facilitate conducting therapy, leading group sessions, developing support groups and training local leaders for their ongoing care-giving mission...
Care Corps International was founded by Dr. James Witty in 1996 in response to the lack of a substantial crisis-care resource for the victims of war in the former Yugoslavia. During the Bosnian conflict, Dr. Witty was invited by local community activists and volunteers to care for thousands of victims of genocide, refugees and orphans...
Care Corps International is a non-profit, compassionate faith-informed organization that relies upon the generosity of our partners, most of whom are individuals, for our funding. If you'd like to partner with us we would love for you to join us!
IN THEIR WORDS…
Ted GeorgeM.D. - Associate Clinical Director / National Institute of Health
CCI is a first class operation that afforded me unique opportunities to move outside of my comfort zone and see new avenues of service. Five stars.
Cynthia ErikssonPhD - Associate Professor of Psychology / Fuller Theological Seminary
The men and women of CCI have been an example to me of humility, grace, and ferocious calling. Building and sustaining relationships is the first and most foundational step of meaningful psychosocial and spiritual care.
Ann KiharaM.S., Marriage & Family Therapist
What I learned during my first trip is still with me today - my experience was enlarged to include a personal global family; my thinking was transformed to see my local world as a space where I can collaborate daily using only the resources that I find at hand to create friendship and opportunity for others.
Catherine WitmerM.A. - Director of Counseling
After going on a Care Corps trip to Bosnia, I truly felt led to continue to help others and pursued my Masters in Counseling. This was an eye opening experience that showed me the innumerable amount of those hurting in the world that need help and healing.