Blue Jacket – Blue Jacket, Inc. was created in 2003 to address critical and unmet needs for people wanting to earn their second chance, and a refresher on their career. Blue Jacket provides training, employment and vocational direction to people in the greater Fort Wayne/Allen County region that possess any barrier to employment. Our mission is to provide adult ex-offenders and other disadvantaged candidates to employment with the tools and opportunities to become productive members of society.
Community Outreach Network Services – Works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere.
Dismas House – Dismas House is the power of community at work. With the support of funders, volunteers and partner businesses — we are the first critical step for former offenders in healing and learning. We know after forty years of service that with a safe, loving, nonjudgmental and accountable place to call home, these men and women are more likely to successfully rebuild their lives.
Gomer Inc. –Women With Opulence is a Nonprofit organization. Our mission is to restore hope and build purpose and vision into the lives of women and young women. Gomer will empower women to lead lives withdignity in their communities and their families. Gomer will develop personal growth in the lives of women in the following areas: Spiritual, Physical, Social, Emotional, and Mental. Gomer will bring women to a place of restoration and opulence, where they are empowered to move toward productive living.
Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Ex-Offender Re-Entry: The mission of the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Re-entry, and the Department of Public Safety, is to develop collaborative partnerships among Government, Businesses, Faith-Based Organizations, and Community Members to leverage resources, to ensure sustainability by enhancing crime prevention strategies, and evaluating outcomes based on data collection and quality of life enhancement, for ex-offenders, and the community.
It’s Possible Inc: It’s Possible Inc, seeks to assist Men, Women & Adolescents released from Correctional Institutions with Life Employment, Case Management, Job Training/Employment and Empowerment skills that build self-esteem and prevent recidivism.
PACE – Public Advocates in Community re-Entry (PACE) is a nonprofit located in Marion County Indiana that provides services exclusively to individuals with felony convictions. PACE seeks to provide services and resources to enable those returning citizens to become law abiding, productive and responsible members of society. PACE believes in second chances through opening doors and providing opportunities for each individual to become personally successful. PACE also believes that offender reentry is something that affects the entire community and is based in public safety.
RecycleForce – A cleaner environment. A stronger workforce. RecycleForce, a non-profit organization, is a social enterprise offering some of the most comprehensive and innovative recycling services around while providing life-changing workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals.
SPA – SPA Women’s Ministry Homes is a Christ-centered, residential treatment program that empowers women to address the root causes of life-controlling issues and addictions in order to live productive lives of recovery in relationship with God.
Through the Gate – Through the Gate is a supervised 24/7 residential living and life renewal program with a focus on intensive discipleship for people coming from incarceration. Being released from prison is met with a long list of challenges that hinders living a productive life. When someone is released, they lose their church, accountability, support networks, and their structured living environment. Additional challenges include reporting to their correctional officer, drug testing, transportation, housing, and paying bills, perhaps for the first time in years.
VoA Indiana – The Annie E. Casey Foundation recognized the Look Up and Hope program created by Volunteers of America of Indiana because it has made a positive and significant difference for children of color with incarcerated mothers. Volunteers of America of Indiana has proven its leadership in the delivery of community corrections programs with its use of research-based best practices. It also provides a mentoring program and a workforce development program for ex-felons to ensure successful reentry into the labor force as well as their own community.
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