The computerized Learning Center at CCRM serves the homeless, program residents and needy community members at no cost. As an individualized, learning-based program it provides an innovative alternative to conventional education. The NOVA program is the core of the Mission's Education Center. It focuses on character, education and employment. A certified teacher administers the following: adult literacy, detection and correction of learning problems, reading, writing and thinking skills, GED readiness, computer literacy, and development of career employment skills.