Refugee Resettlement: HIAS PA – HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal, resettlement, citizenship, and supportive services to immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to ensure their fair treatment and full integration into American society. HIAS Pennsylvania advocates for just and inclusive practices. (HIAS Pennsylvania was formerly known as HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia.)
Organizations, programs, and initiatives to support reentry in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA REENTRY COALITION
The Reentry Coalition brings agencies and organizations working on reentry in Philadelphia together to collectively reduce recidivism. Our shared plan, Home for Good, focuses on:Increasing Communication, Facilitating Collaboration, and Building Capacity
INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY JUSTICE
The mission of ICJ is to serve any person impacted by mass incarceration by providing support services that empower those affected to thrive as their fullest selves. We envision a world free from mass incarceration where communities have equitable access to health, safety, justice, and the opportunity to design their freedom.
Ardella’s House is a service and advocacy organization committed to helping women with criminal justice histories realize new possibilities for themselves and their families. They provide support and guidance through continued assessment of housing, career readiness, career placement training and employment.
PENNSYLVANIA PRISON SOCIETY’S PRISONER NETWORK
The mission of the Pennsylvania Prison Society is to advocate for humane prisons and a rational approach to criminal justice.
I’M FREE (FEMALES REENTERING EMPOWERING EACH OTHER)
I’m FREE provides gender-responsive and trauma-informed services including educational access for employment, work-readiness training, therapeutic counseling as well as life and parenting skills for women reentering society.
Mayor’s Office Of Reintegration Services – RISE provides supportive services to individuals who have been previously convicted, sentenced and incarcerated. Through direct service and agency partnerships, RISE offers case management, substance misuse treatment, behavioral health services, educational services, vocational training, computer literacy, and employment.
RESOURCES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: NEW START
New Start is a program designed to provide long and short term treatment to men who may or may not be incarcerated in the city and county prison system but are identified as having a substance abuse disorder. \
Housing information, child/family services, employment, education, drug/alcohol treatment, residential/transitional services, re-entry, and emergency services (with documentation)….
THE ELEVATION PROJECT
Since 2015, The Elevation Project has been committed to reducing recidivism and crime rates in the Greater Philadelphia area. By providing a holistic approach to reentry, TEP supplies individuals with the resources and tools they need to help change the way they think and fostering them to break their bad habits.