South Carolina Reentry Programs

South Carolina Reentry Programs




Mens Reentry Initiative ***PREFERRED PARTNER***The Men’s Reentry Initiative is built around a balanced curriculum of Academics-Therapy-Faith that addresses the striking issues that lead to the re-incarceration of inmates in the State of South Carolina. MRI uses twelve weeks of life skills sessions and the applications of critical thinking to helps reduce rates of recidivism in the State of South Carolina by enhancing public safety and cutting the costs of re-incarceration. Our primary goal is to help integrate individuals back into the community by providing necessary tools, support and resources for their success.

South Carolina Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of South Carolina.

Alston Wilkes Society – is a non-profit organization in Columbia, South Carolina that offers rehabilitation services.

Angels Charge Ministry– Helps women in Spartanburg County prevent recidivism and rebuild their lives without condemning or judging.  We also offer transitional housing for when that are coming out of Prison.

Delancey Street South Carolina – We’re considered the country’s leading residential self-help organization for substance abusers, ex-convicts, homeless and others who have hit bottom. Our average resident has been a hard-core drug addict for sixteen years, abusing alcohol and multiple drugs and has dropped out of school at the 7th grade and has been institutionalized several times. Many have been gang members; most have been trapped in poverty for several generations. Rather than hire experts to help the people with problems, we decided to run Delancey Street with no staff and no funding. Like a large family, our residents must learn to develop their strengths and help each other. It’s an approach to changing lives that is “against all odds”.

Hearts For Inmates – The mission of HEARTS FOR INMATES is to Help, Encourage, Aspire, Redeem, Trust and provide Support for both short and long term individuals who are incarcerated. They do this by advocating for changes within South Carolina legislation and policy changes within South Carolina The Department of Corrections and the Department of Pardon Probation and Parole.  They also work with various agencies and organizations that support and actively offer rehabilitation services that include drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment, counseling, transitional housing assistance, parenting courses, educational programs, financial education, job placement and training.

Magdalene House of Charleston – Magdalene House of Charleston is a nonprofit recovery home for women facing addiction. We offer an opportunity to recover and learn life skills in a safe environment with encouragement, accountability, and structure. Our program consists of case management and individual treatment plans align with the 12 step recovery Many of our residents come from lives of destitution, abuse, incarceration, and human trafficking and are enjoying the first freedom they have known for years. It is our mission to help women rise up from darkness and “Be the Light”.  We are a 12-18 month program, NOT a permanent residence. The women that are residents must be facing addiction issues.

National HIRE Network: South Carolina is a directory of South Carolina organizations, which may be useful for people with criminal records in their transition back into their community.

New Life Deliverance Worship Center– a prisoner re-entry program list of resources.

Prosper Strong Foundation – Unemployment isn’t seasonal, which is why our  job fairs gather so much attention. Devote an afternoon to attend our workshops and see first-hand the families we help daily.  We invite anyone who has had trouble receiving a job due to background checks, disabilities or lack of experience, to participate. We have partnered with various corporations willing to give individuals a fresh start, and new outlook on life. Join us as we help catapult our community to success in the workforce.

Soteria Community Development Corporation – Soteria Community Development Corporation is committed to empowering and assisting individuals to reach their full potential. From planning skills and goal setting, to positive decision-making, we aim for everyone who walks through our doors to achieve a healthy, responsible lifestyle.

South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services: the Reentry Program Services Centers are designed to increase the likelihood that offenders will meet their financial obligations and community responsibilities, as well as successfully complete supervision. An array of human service providers are utilized to assist with vocational, employment, educational and intervention strategies to address specific needs for offenders returning to community supervision.

Step By Step Ministry HOPE Project – The mission of Step by Step Ministry Hope Project is to help returning women to re-connect with society by providing adult reentry comprehensive community-based services.

The Fort, LLC: This organization is a South Carolina based education, prevention, and intervention agency for offenders and their families.  The agency aims to facilitate transition of ex-offenders into a healthy and productive lifestyle and drastically reduce recidivism. Our focus is to align and coordinate prevention efforts across a wide range of services key to the success of the ex-offender.

Women Reaching Out – Heart of Hannah Outreach Center – Agency provides shelter for women in crisis. Offers counseling, work/study programs, life skills classes, job training, and other programs to help women become self-sufficient. Offers faith-based recovery and renewal program for women struggling to overcome addiction(s) to drugs and/or alcohol. Has approval from the Parole and Probation Board to provide transitional housing for women released from a correctional institution. Women may stay for 6 months to 1 year.

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