Last updated: December 5, 2021


Be part of the solution by sharing your time and talent       

Advocacy: Writing and/or call legislators

Art: share skills with returning citizens;  make posters, illustrations for fliers, etc.

Benefits: assist with applications, share information, accompany to social service agencies

Clothing: Introduce to local thrift shops; have backpacks with basics ready for release day

Mentor:  Establish a relationship with recently released citizen to provide assistance with basic information on daily needs and interests

Education: Literacy tutoring, GED support; on line education; Local Community College

Employment: information, connections, provide reference and/or supervision  

Financial Counseling

Food: Local food pantry,   making good use of supermarket                                                                                                                                       

Health:  Assistance with applications, finding clinic

Housing:  Finding a place,  furniture, household supplies,

Information Technology:  

  • Teach basic skills (at library or other public place)
  • Research on line available resources
  • Assist coordinating team: (eg Set up communication system, power points, bulk mailing)

Recreation:  (Suggest events, locations, accompany)

Secretarial skills:  Help with our organization correspondence, notices, etc

Spiritual:  Location of places of Worship, Introductions, direct dialogue, share spiritual books

Support Programs:  (Find location, accompany,  provide directions, transportation)

  • Anger management

  • Disability
  • Grief management
  • Mental Illness
  • Parenting Skills
  • Substance abuse:  AA and NA Programs, Gamblers Anonymous;

Transportation:  Drivers License, Used cars, prepare for drivers test, bus services