New Beginnings Foundation **PREFERRED PARTNER** : Compassionately reducing recidivism by helping individuals while incarcerated develop a foundation of spiritual wellness and providing post-release connection to community resources and support groups, thereby promoting responsible and productive citizens, stronger families and safer communities.
Alabama Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of Alabama.
AIDT – An independent agency under the supervision and oversight of the Secretary of Commerce, encourages economic development through job-specific training. Training services are offered in many areas, at no cost, to new and expanding businesses throughout the State. Please be advised that there is NO guarantee of employment upon completion of an AIDT program, and not every candidate who applies will be selected for pre-employment training. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the selected training, pass the interview and drug screen.
Aid to Inmate Mothers: Our goal is to provide services to Alabama’s incarcerated women with emphasis on enhancing personal growth and strengthening the bonds between inmate mothers and their children.
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA): The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to our mission: Building Better Alabama Communities. Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians.
Alabama Job Link – Community career center focused on helping felons in Bay Minette.
Alabama Non-Violent Offenders Organization: The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to our mission: Building Better Alabama Communities. Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians.
First Baptist Church Community Ministries: Established in 1829, we have a wonderful heritage, but our greatest days lie ahead. We believe the Bible is the Word of God and seeks to build its life and practices around His eternal principles. We are not perfect. We are all sinners, saved by grace who thirst to be like our Lord Jesus Christ. We are an assembly of the forgiven, and we welcome you among us.
Fountain House: The Fountain House is not just another halfway house. At Fountain House a new way of living is encouraged in an atmosphere where friendships are made and life changing relationships are developed. This experience is complimented by Christian mentors who have a heart for helping women regain their confidence and self-respect.
Prison Fellowship: Prison Fellowship staff and volunteers are devoted to helping prepare men and women to leave prison with a positive outlook, ready to succeed. Behind bars we offer a continuum of increasingly rigorous programs covering life skills training, marriage, parenting, Christian discipleship, addiction issues, personal responsibility, the value of education and hard work, and care for people and their property, so that prisoners are prepared to thrive in all aspects of life. The Prison Fellowship AcademyTM, our most intensive, long-term, program, gives incarcerated men and women training to address criminal behavior at the root and activate their potential to be positive leaders inside and outside of prison. When it’s time for them to go home, Prison Fellowship works to connect alumni of our programs with local churches and community organizations that will help them continue to lead renewed, productive lives.
Renascence Inc: A residential reentry center that helps non-violent men on probation or parole from the Alabama Department of Corrections make a successful transition to responsible living in a community. Recognizing that the greatest factors in relapse into crime are: homelessness, unemployment, lack of education, job skills, work history, addiction to drugs or alcohol, and often breakdowns in the family unit, Renascence has designed a program to address each in a holistic manner.
Shepherd’s Fold: Shepherd’s Fold, Inc. is a residental life transformation center for men and women being released from prison. Our goal is to help equip them to find total freedome from the inside and out. After entering the center, they will find assistance with; Regaining identification, Finding employment, Learn to make positive choices, and Financial/educational literacy.
The Lovelady Center: TLC is a 9 to 12 month program designed to restore hope and rebuild lives. Women and their children enter our program for various reasons, all needing help in their lives. By introducing women and children to Christ and offering a multitude of needed services, The Lovelady Center helps women attain a brighter future.
The Foundry: What happens in a foundry distinctly describes what God does here in the lives of men, women and families battling a complex variety of challenges including substance abuse, legal offenses, poverty, spiritual brokenness and more. By Christ’s example we welcome them with understanding and unconditional love. Then through the process of melting, cleansing and molding—through our programs of Recovery, Re-Entry and Rescue—their lives are reshaped by the hands of God.
The Ordinary People Society: T.O.P.S. is a nonprofit, faith-based organization that offers hope, without regard to race sex, creed, color or social status, to individuals and their families who suffer the effects of drug addiction, incarceration, homelessness, unemployment, hunger and illness, through comprehensive faith-based programs that provide a continuum of unconditional acceptance and care.
Urban league of Greater Columbus: The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.
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