Goodwill of West Michigan – Goodwill Industries offers a broad range of employment programs and services to fulfill a diverse set of community needs. In addition to helping people prepare for, find, and keep good jobs — Goodwill offers related support services such as financial literacy, tax preparation services, resource assistance, skills assessment, personal coaching, and more.
JVS – JVS helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency through counseling, training and support services in accordance with Jewish values of equal opportunity, compassion, responsibility and the steadfast belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to help themselves.
Michigan Prisoner Re-Entry Program: The vision of the MPRI is that every prisoner will return to the community prepared for success. State departments are working together with local elected officials and human services agencies to coordinate services and integrate support systems that connect the returning prisoner, service providers, and the community. MPRI bridges the work of key state agencies involved in prisoner re-entry and systemically improves the reintegration process.
Michigan Prisoner Reentry initiative – The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) envisions the placement of an offender into the community as a carefully planned process. It is guided by a Transition Accountability Plan (TAP/Case Plan) which provides the prisoner with a course of learning, upon incarceration, and is meant to prepare him or her for a legally and socially acceptable adjustment to life in the community by the time they have completed the minimum term of imprisonment ordered by the court. Supported by experienced professionals in the public and private sectors before, during, and after release from incarceration, the prisoner will have the tools necessary to prepare him or herself for parole. And, following parole, the offender will have the resources and guidance necessary to support successful community adjustment.
Michigan Works – Michigan Works! Association was established in 1987 to provide services and support to Michigan’s Workforce Development System. Through the Association, members can access timely, relevant professional development opportunities to ensure high-quality programs for all customers.
MPRI-Breaking the Cycle (BTC) – MPRI-Breaking the Cycle (BTC) is a cognitive re-structuring program designed specifically for the men and women transitioning back into their communities after incarceration. Studies clearly show that cognitive behavioral models are a critical factor in the reduction of recidivism. The cognitive behavior theory (CBT) is based on the assumption that most emotional and behavioral reactions are learned. Therefore the goal of programming is to help clients unlearn their unwanted reactions, to re-learn a new way of acting and to break the cycle of unwanted consequences.
United Way of Southeastern Michigan – We’re igniting a social movement in Greater Detroit by empowering people to unite and solve complex problems that affect us all.
Urban League of Detroit – The Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan (ULDSEM), is one of 100 affiliates of the National Urban League. The ULDSEM is a non-profit 501 organization operating since 1916. As a human services and advocacy organization, for ninety-six years the League has provided critical services to disadvantaged citizens, organized the unorganized and has established and promoted leadership of service to the greater Detroit community. The League has a broad based Board of Directors representing corporate, financial and service industries, as well as, representatives from government, labor and educational institutions. Staff of 40+ serve over 70,000 individuals each year. It is this history and collective pool of expertise that plays an integral part in the design and implementation of programs and strategies, which keep the League well positioned to respond to the vast needs of the community.
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