Connecticut Reentry Programs

Connecticut Reentry Programs

Connecticut Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of Connecticut.

Career Resources Reentry Works – Career Resources, Inc. operates on the principles of accountability, outcomes and premium customer service. Since our founding in 1995, we have adapted to a changing workplace with needed programs and services. Meeting people where they are, Career Resources, Inc. helps build the base for a lifetime of advancement and success. Our diverse programs address barriers to successful employment and instill the drive and skills to succeed in the workplace.

Columbus House – Columbus House opened its doors in 1982 to provide services for men and women at least 18 years of age. Our goals quickly broadened from the mere provision of food and shelter and simple survival, to understanding and working toward overcoming the problems which cause people to become homeless. Columbus House, along with its core of loyal supporters, friends and volunteers, has remained committed to fulfilling its mission: “To serve people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, by providing shelter and housing and by fostering their personal growth and independence.”

Community Partners in Action – Community Partners in Action (CPA) provides crucial services that help adults and youth live crime-free lives. We are a dynamic agency that continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of men, women, and youth involved in the criminal justice system. We see our participants as “people” who have the ability to create a better future, contribute to their families, and make our communities safer.

Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness Program: creates change through leadership, advocacy, and building the capacity of members and the field to respond to environmental challenges. Our collective mission is to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.

CRS – Community Re-entry Services (CRS) is specifically designed to assist individuals who have a history with the Department of Correction (DOC). CRS may begin while an individual is still incarcerated during an “engagement” period, just prior to release from prison. The program begins with a Skills for Success class including topics specific to those with a criminal history. Skills for Success teaches job readiness skills in a classroom setting. Topics include attitude, personal appearance, work ethic, listening skills, interpersonal skills, presentation, interviewing skills and techniques, accepting diversity, motivation and job retention skills.

Family ReEntry Program: To develop, implement, and share innovative, sustainable, cost-effective solutions to the unprecedented numbers of people involved in the criminal justice system.

New Opportunities – New Opportunities mission is to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standard of living, foster self-improvement, and maximize self-empowerment. New Opportunities Inc. is the community action agency that serves Waterbury, Meriden, Torrington and 27 surrounding Connecticut towns. We offer a variety of social service programs designed to eliminate poverty and assist people in need.

OIC Project Employment – OIC’s Project Employment provides training and employment support services to ex-offenders and their families as they re-integrate into the community and assist them in becoming productive, responsible citizens.

Wheeler Community Justice – We work closely with the judicial system to help individuals, couples and families involved with the courts to remain safely in the community. Our services include education and intervention options delivered in community settings.

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