Pre-Release education / re-entry preparation for men, women, and youth incarcerated and provides services for reentry and community re-establishment. Community support for families affected by incarceration through prevention and intervention program initiatives.
Volunteers are recruited and trained initially as pen pals, then developed into mentors upon the participant's release from prison. Volunteers are also trained to be mentors for at risk youth in the Juvenile Justice system, public schools, residential treatment centers, and aging out of foster care.
R.A.W. D.A.W.G.S. youth corps gang prevention program provides a positive alternative to gang membership for boys ages 5-13 through military type drills, developing positive social and academic skills and personal validation and self development. These positive personal attributes are demonstrated by positive male role models who lead the program. Call for information.
Agency: Compassion in Action, Inc.
Languages Available: English
Intake: Call for information; no residential services provided
Eligibility: Men, women, and youth in the criminal justice system and families affected by incarceration
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pmAreas Served: