The Salvation Army works with individuals re-entering society and helps curb recidivism. Of those clients served during the past 18 months, more than 96% complete the program satisfactorily; more than 98% move into stable housing; more than 56% are employed; and an additional 10% are in school or training programs.
Research also shows that those who transition to the community through programs like Pathway Forward are less likely to commit repeat offenses than those who return directly to the community.
Pathway Forward provides transitional housing and services for ex-offenders who are referred by the Federal Bureau of Prisons under contract with the U.S. Department of Justice. Residents obtain jobs, develop coping strategies, secure housing, reconnect with family members and access community resources. They are given positive motivation as they make a successful transition to their new life of freedom.
PREA is a federal law that prohibits sexual misconduct in correctional settings such as prisons, jails, lockups, community corrections centers, juvenile facilities and Immigration Services/ICE detention facilities.
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