Reentry Programs - Overview

St. Vincent de Paul Reentry Programs/Services

 

Thousands of men and women are released from prison and jails in Idaho every year and must go through the process of reintegration into society. This is a difficult process for so many returning citizens.

First: The Reentry Conference is an interfaith group dedicated to provide services to women and men recently released from prison or jail. They visit returning citizens and offer an understanding ear and referrals, as well as rent, clothing and transportation support. Currently, this group works with returning citizens in Ada County and Canyon County. Click here to learn more.

Second: Reentry Services is a nexus of services specifically for returning citizens. This is at our office at 8620 W. Emerald, Suite 140. Here we offer pickup, first day out resources, and employment services. Click here to learn more.

Third: Systemic Change of Idaho The obstacles to success for returning citizens can be daunting: housing, transportation, employment, parole restrictions, self-esteem, developing positive family and friend environments, etc. St. Vincent de Paul sponsors Systemic Change of Idaho, a group that works to improve conditions for returning citizens and thereby improve their chances of success in society. This is an advocacy group working to build understanding and affect change in Idaho to bring about better outcomes in our penal system. Click here to learn more.

St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
A big thank you to 6 On Your Side - Idaho for coming out to visit our annual reentry resource fair! In addition to the work we do every week, once a year we get together with all of our friends in the community who are working to support returning citizens and host a fair, showcasing these good works!
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
6 On Your Side - Idaho
The Idaho Department of Correction hosted a resource fair this week, aiming to foster safer communities by giving newly released offenders the resources they need to stay out of crime. 6 On Your Side's Madeline White introduces us to one ex-offender who plans to do just that. https://buff.ly/2I1gMM7
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Prescription medications can be a crippling cost for many of our neighbors. That's why for the last 18 years our Prescription Assistance Program has worked to secure critical medications at no cost to clients. Learn more at https://www.svdpid.org/prescription-assistance-program/
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Systemic Change of Idaho
Denver, Colorado
A small part of what we do is share what we have learned here in Southwest Idaho with a larger audience. This way, other St. Vincent de Paul organizations around the country can benefit from the lessons we have learned and we can also take home their ideas. This enables us to give more people in the community an even better hand up!
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