Central Minnesota Re-Entry Project (CMNRP): In cooperation with Minnesota Department of Corrections and Community Corrections, CMNRP aims at turning ex-offenders into law-abiding citizens with good attitude, skills and non-recidivism life. Well-designed to match with needs of ex-offenders, CMNRP provides employment, housing, financial counseling, skill training and many other services to bring about successful re-integration.
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota REENTRY SERVICES: Knowing what ex-offenders need after their release, Goodwill-Easter Seals is equipped with solution to deliver successful and happy transition of inmates into the community with minimized recidivism, improved public safety and law-abiding citizenship. The focus of these services is to help ex-offenders find and keep a good job that helps them socially and financially.
Amicususa: With 44 years of experience and reputation for helping ex-offenders rejoin the society with a good job, improved skills and positive life, Amicus is proud of their services and keeps on creating many innovative programs for ex-offenders with specialized provisions for their diverse needs. Such individualized aspect of this non-profit program is what makes it great and renowned.
Minnesota Department of Corrections: The Department of Corrections of Minnesota works towards keeping the society safe and clean of crimes with their strict programs. Inmates are offered many opportunities for early release with a good attitude and improved behaviors. The Department serves to make sure 100% of the release will contribute more productive and law-abiding citizens to the community.
180 Degrees: The 180 Degrees means to help clients turn their life around into a more positive, productive and healthier way. Their services include supportive accountability programs, educations, skill development sessions, residential programs, and so on. This is a well-operated multi-cultural organization where you can learn to become a better citizen through our comprehensive solutions.
AccessAbility: Customers of AccessAbility are diverse with a wide range of difficulties that make them unable to live a sustainable life. AccessAbility is dedicated to helping customers achieve the highest life values and maximizing their integration into aspects of the society. Thanks to their partnerships with many organizations and businesses, the services are outstanding and match with each customers’ specific needs.
Breaking Free: Breaking Free is the voice of women fighting against prostitution and sex trafficking. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing women from their misery of prostitution and sex trafficking, as well as raising the awareness of the public upon what these criminal activities can impact women’s life. Equipped with strong legal support, advocacies and partnerships with other social groups, we believe in our mission to free women from sex exploitation.
CareerOneStop: The Career One Stop provides many services for ex-offenders who are looking for a job or training to improve their skills and help them re-integrate into the society after release. With CareerOneStop, you can explore many careers from various employers that offer vacancies for ex-offenders. There are many training courses listed in the website with clear instructions. This is a proud partner of the AmericanJobCenter network.
Christian Restorative Services: CSH provides innovative solutions to housing that are crafted for our specialized clients. This program maximizes their comfort with its housing counseling and utilizes the resources in the society for a better good. This program also delivers training and education, assistance, consultancy and policy reform services that aim at making the community better and customers’ life worth living.
Dakota County Re-Entry Assistance Program (RAP): Dakota Country Re-Entry Assistance Program (RAP) aims at reducing recidivism of ex-offenders and turning them into law-abiding citizens with good attitude that can make values for the society. Supportive services under this program help with the transition of inmates back into their neighborhoods. They will have more solid relationships and connections in their community with little chance of recommitting crimes.
InnerChange Freedom Initiative (Minnesota): The Initiative is completely voluntary where ex-offenders attend with an intention of minimizing their recidivism, learning new skills and knowledge and making values for the society. While the Initiative is based on Christianity, both Christians and non-Christians are welcome to join. Participants also have chance to do social works in churches and local organizations with help from a mentor.
RS Eden: With a long history of service since 1971, RS Eden has helped a wide range of ex-offenders with their transition back to the community after their release. RS Eden makes it a life-long goal to improve the neighborhoods by reducing recidivism and promoting good endeavors of ex-offenders to make their repayment for a safer and healthier society.
Step Ahead: Built originally as a system site within Minnesota Department of Corrections to provide inmates and soon-to-be-released offenders a wide range of jobs that are suitable for them. The content of the site has been developed to match with a greater customer base. Now Step Ahead provides not only job listings, but also career counseling, training, and job search guideline.
St. Stephen’s Ex-Offenders Housing Services: The St. Stephen’s Ex-Offenders House aims to put an end to homelessness by assisting customers with their housing search, landlord negotiation, and follow-up case management to care for their needs. With contract of Hennepin County, this program can provide ex-offenders with good housing services that can give them homes after their transition from the prison back to the community.
Minnesota Second Chance Coalition: The Minnesota Second chance Coalition consists of more than 50 organizations dedicated towards creating a responsible and fair legal platform for ex-offenders to receive support and assistance in their transition from the prison back to the community, while giving them chances to make values for the neighborhoods.