Offenders Anonymous Mentoring Program
According to the National Institute of Justice, almost 80 percent of former offenders will be rearrested within five years of their release.
Of these, an average of 30 percent will return to prison because of a parole violation.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that ex-offenders are also two to four times more likely than the general population to have a mental illness, which puts them at increased risk for substance use issues.
The odds certainly aren’t in their favor.
When faced with the task of helping and empowering individuals who are exiting the criminal justice system, counselors confront a looming initial question: “Where do I begin?”
The Face Offenders Anonymous Mentoring Program is designed as an open forum for men to discuss issues that they can talk about and share information about the barriers confronting them through engagement of Restoring, Engagement, Change Achievement, and Hope
Reach Young Adult Peer Mentoring Program