After an individual assessment of one's emotional and social needs, probation or parole mandates, they are referred to our many community partners for supportive services. They have access to free mental-health care, individual, group or family counseling, substance abuse counseling, anger management classes, DCF accredited parenting classes, and free tattoo cover ups -for any gang-related tattoos.
On site, we offer direct re-entry pathway training: Basic computer literacy, social emotional enhancement program, soft skill training, job readiness assistance, job placement, financial planning, coping strategies, entrepreneurship training, leadership and development, civic engagement- learning how to prepare for an expungement or sealing of records.
We focus on providing a trauma informed healing centered space that encourages and promotes healing and wellness. We focus on introducing and development of coping strategies through our many therapeutic programs such as: art, music, writing, dancing, and yoga. We also provide support through our monthly peer support groups, individual peer mentoring, and re-entry coaching assistants.
As system survivors we uniquely have a first-hand understanding of the history and impact of racism and inequities. We understand the multiple levels of harm and barriers that exist for justice- impacted women and families.
We provide a comprehensive cultural -gender equity lens approach and best practices responses to our violence prevention and advocacy programs. As justice impacted women, we uniquely understand the health safety and wellness needs of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and families.
We also provide immediate relief and mutual support for those recently released with our "We Win" welcome home basic needs emergency care packages. These are to support returning citizens for their first 30 to 60 days upon release.