Georgia Department of Corrections: The Reentry Services is a program of Georgia Department of Corrections which aims at offering supports and evidence-based interventions for offenders who re-entry into the community. The primary purpose of reentry services is to help ex-offenders achieve positive change after releases and promote the public safety by reducing recidivism.
Center for Opportunity: The Georgia Center for Opportunity represents the collaboration of many prisoner reentry experts from nonprofit, government organizations and private sections. The mission of Georgia Center for Opportunity is to reduce Georgia’s recidivism rate by providing solution to problems and remove barriers that ex-prisoners are facing when reentry into the community.
Georgia CALLS: The Georgia CALLS reentry programs have different key parts, including: The live answering call center provides employment opportunities, Social Services facilitate the transition and support ex-offenders to achieve their goals. The program also consists of a 12-month Job/Life Skills training at CALLS University, optional discipleship classes and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Transitional Housing For Offender Reentry: The Transitional Housing For Offender Reentry (THOR) Directory is a program organized by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. It provides community-based housing with high safety and facility standard for ex-offenders who are a risk of homelessness after released. Besides, THOR Directory also supports ex-offenders with many other resources, such as education, employment, and mental health services.
Reentry Project Inc.: The primary purpose of Georgia Reentry Project Inc is to create a drop in recidivism by providing offenders with preparation, rehabilitation, skills and opportunities through its effective services and resources.
Re-Entry Partnership Housing (RPH): The Re-Entry Partnership Housing (RPH) is a program based on the partnership between state agencies and community-based housing providers, to meet the critical need in the successful re-entry of felons. RPH provides released offenders, who have to remain in prison because they have no place to live, with safe and stable housing and foods, as well as special needs, including mental health and compensation.
Gwinnett Reentry Intervention Program (GRIP): The Gwinnett Reentry Intervention Program (GRIP) has been providing support to hundreds of inmates since its implementation in 2012. Understanding that a large number of prisoners have nowhere to go after released and it leads to the high rate of recidivism, United Way collaborated with the Gwinnett County Sherriff’s Office and the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners to establish GRIP to reduce repeat offenses and help ex-offenders become self-sustaining.