Florida Reentry Programs
Florida Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of Florida.
2nd Chance – 2nd Chance Mental Health Center is a licensed intensive outpatient treatment center for those who are diagnosed with mental health, substance abuse, or who are dually diagnosed. Using Cognitive Behavioral therapies, 2nd Chance provides a total Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) program.
Abe Brown ministry – Abe Brown Ministries is a faith and community-based nonprofit organization located in Tampa that was founded in the State of Florida in 1976. Ready4Work-Hillsborough is a program operated by Abe Brown Ministries, Inc. R4W-H is a nationally acclaimed workforce development program that provides holistic workforce training and job placement services to underserved communities, specifically citizens returning from incarceration without violent or sexual offenses. The program was started by a faith-based organization in Jacksonville, FL called Operation New Hope. Services include case management, life and job skills training, life-coaching (mentoring), and job placement assistance. Ready4Work-Hillsborough is undergirded by a proprietary client and data tracking system, which has earned Ready4Work the national evidence-based track record that they have. Abe Brown Ministries is working contractually together with Operation New Hope to replicate Ready4Work in Hillsborough County.
CareerSource Central Florida – “We understand that as an ex-offender you may face obstacles when trying to reenter the workforce. To help you overcome these obstacles, CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) offers workshops just for you. It also offers a one-hour workshop to ex-offenders, providing them with valuable information on the barriers ex-offenders typically face as they seek to re-enter society, with specific strategies and tips to overcome those barriers. The workshop covers a variety of topics, including job training, strategies for finding a job and other resources to help ex-offenders overcome employment barriers. They also offer other resources online.
FDOC Reentry Resources Directory – About 190 pages worth of different Florida reentry programs & resources.
Hope Central Inc – We are a faith based program to assist our returning citizens to stand firm and succeed by providing case management, employment services, Hope food pantry, and benefit applications so they are successful.
Impact Equitable Justice Inc. – We remove barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals through workforce development, skills training and care coordination.
Inside Out Jail Ministries – Inside Out Jail Ministries, Inc. (ISO) is dedicated to assisting incarcerated jail residents transition from jail back into the community. ISO began operations in the Orange Co. Florida Correctional Facility (33RD Street jail) in April 2012. ISO was incorporated as a Florida not-for-profit corporation and granted tax-exempt status in January 2014 under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. ISO operates under a Board presently consisting of the Chief Executive Officer and Ministry Founder, the Ministry Co-Founder, and seven Directors.
Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) – The Reintegration of Ex-Offenders (RExO)- Adult Program is designed to strengthen urban communities through an employment-centered program that incorporates mentoring, job training, and other comprehensive transitional services. This program seeks to reduce recidivism by helping former inmates find work when they return to their communities, as part of an overall effort to assist them with a successful reintegration
Pinellas County Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition (PERC) – PERC was established to address the needs of ex-offenders transitioning from incarceration back into society. We understand the difficulties and we can help. If you are returning to Pinellas County, employment, transportation, and temporary housing are just some of the services we offer.
Remar USA – A nonprofit organization, dedicated to help people with problems dealing with drugs, alcohol, homelessness and others that are disregarded by society through our long term Christian rehabilitation program. In Spanish REMAR is an abbreviation which means “Rehabilitation of People on the Margin of Society”. It is an expression of part of the body of Christ through the church here on Earth.
Sex Offender Housing of Florida – Sex Offender Housing of Florida is home to men who have served their time and simply want to move on with their life. We house ex-offenders who are doing their best to stay clean and green.
Thrive For a Change of the Palm Beach -We are dedicated to strengthening families by reinforcing healthy behaviors to produce long term outcomes that will result in stronger families that will construct a greater community. Our Goal Is To Help Former inmates Become Self-Sufficient with the Assistance of Housing, Job Training, Life Skills, & Counseling.
Working Smiles, Inc – The Working Smiles program empowers individuals to reach their employment goals, support themselves and their families while rising out of poverty levels and obtain full-time employment that offers medical and dental benefits. The program offers smile restoration of broken/decayed/unpresentable smiles in conjunction with employment.
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