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
Things look a little different at St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantries these days due to COVID-19. With double the clients we are used to, and a drive through system, the Idaho National Guard and Team Rubicon are now staffing our food pantry. We are immensely thankful for their hard work during this crisis.

We are still in desperate need of financial donations to keep food on the shelves and the lights on so that we can provide for the thousands of Idahoans who are relying on our services. Can we count on you to help us help others?

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St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul is responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic with more than food, rent, and utility assistance! We combed our thrift stores for all the bolts of fabric that we had. That fabric is now in the hands of The Treasure Valley Medical Masks Sewing Angels a group that has sprung up to sew masks for medical professionals and other individuals!

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St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho
Thank you KTVB’s Kim Fields KTVB for covering our fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. We continue to experience record demand but also record generosity. We are amazed by the outpouring of support we have received thus far. It’s directly translating to food on our shelves for individuals in need. Thank you!

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