Category: Reentry

Reentry Coalition Meeting

From:   Jennifer.Boswell@odrc.state.oh.us Reentry partners – The Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition (the statewide coalition co-chaired by ODRC Director Gary Mohr) is having its next quarterly meeting on September 14 in Lorain County. Please note the location has changed to Trinity Church, 46485 Middle Ridge Road, Amherst, Ohio 44001.   Please use the following link to register […]

Jobs for Reentry

Companies that offer jobs for reentry Eventually our loved ones will get out and begin the important step of finding jobs for reentry into the work force.  Recently I stumbled upon two very useful sites aimed at helping them find a job.  Check out Exoffenders.net.   It has many suggestions and helpful tips.  This site is more than […]

Dr. Megan Shiles Speaks with LEAF

Dr. Megan Shiles Speaks with LEAF Sorry for the short notice!  This Thursday, Apr 28th., Dr. Megan Shiles a Licensed Psychologist at the Northeast Ohio Reintegration Center (NERC) will be speaking at the Holy Angels LEAF meeting.  She is one of the primary clinicians of the Mosaic program at NERC. The Treatment Program is a gender […]

National Reentry Week

Reprinted from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs announcing National Reentry Week.        Washington, D.C. 20531 March 17, 2016   Dear Colleague:   Over the last seven years, the Department of Justice has partnered with state, local, and tribal agencies and national organizations to support hundreds of reentry programs across […]

Reentry Information Series

Edwins-Reentry Feature

Reentry Information Series   This multi-week informational series looks to cover many of the challenges facing citizens reentering society after an incarceration.   For our non-Catholic LEAF families,  you do not need to attend the church service to participate in the information series, although you’re more than welcome to do so!   We hope to see you […]

HUD Bans Arrest Records for Admissions

HUD Prohibits Use of Arrest Records for Admissions Good news for citizens working on reentry.  HUD will no longer consider arrest records as grounds for denying admission to assisted housing!   This action was prompted by the White House initiative on reintegration and is like the Ohio State legislature’s efforts to“ban-the-box” on State employment applications.  The […]

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