OurJourney recognizes that while we may be proficient at some things, there are so many wonderful people pursuing the same mission of helping current and former prisoners through their own areas of expertise. It is our joy to partner with these groups, combine our efforts and work towards a common goal. Please support them as you do us.
If you are part of a team devoted to addressing the needs of those returning to freedom from prison, and would like information about your organization to appear on this page, please contact email@example.com.
Freedom Fighting Missionaries
Freedom Fighting Missionaries
Freedom Fighting Missionaries, located in Charlotte, NC, focuses on supporting those who have been incarcerated in jails and prisons by connecting them with services and resources that are specific to them in the Mecklenburg County area.
Visit freedomfightingmissionaries.org for more information.
Freedom Fighting Missionaries Executive Director Kenny Robinson talks about the many struggles our citizens returning to Mecklenburg County face and how FFM is helping meet those needs in the Queen City. (Duration: 00:08:47)
"We Fill The Gap": Kenny Robinson Speaks
Redemption Place, located in Rocky Mount, NC, provides residency and other essentials for newly-released prisoners in a Christian environment. We seek to reach each man in practical and spiritual ways with the love and grace of Jesus Christ.
Visit redemptionplace.org for more information.
With the primary focus to help individuals gain and sustain employment, Sustainable Alamance, located in Burlington, NC, provides the resources not only to live within community constructs, but contribute to society as well.
Visit sustainablealamance.org for more information.
Prison Art Support Services believes in the redemptive power of art. We provide ways for current and former prison artists to use their artistic talents to support their families, repay restitution and rebuild their lives, before or after their release.
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Living with Convictions
Living With Convictions, based in North Carolina, provides housing and accompaniment to men and women journeying from prison to life in the broader world. We take as our motto St. Paul's observation that "Hope does not disappoint" (Romans 5:5).
Visit livingwithconvictions.org for more information.
The Formerly Incarcerated Transition (FIT) Program connects formerly incarcerated individuals who have a chronic disease, mental illness and/or substance use disorder with appropriate health care services and other reentry resources.
Click here to view or download the NC FIT brochure.
OIC of Wilson, Inc. is a non-profit community- based organization that has been meeting the needs of the economically disadvantaged individuals throughout the community through numerous programs and services.
Visit oicwilson.org for more information.
Living Free Ministries
Living Free Ministries, located in Graham, NC, offers Christ-centered residential help to men caught in the bondage of addiction and women battling life-controlling issues. We want to see men and women full of hope and walking in their God-given destinies.
Visit livingfreeministries.net for more information.
Crossroads Reentry, located in Mecklenburg County, provides a wide variety of services both to current and former prisoners, including assistance with housing and employment needs.
Visit crossroadsreentry.org for more information.
NEW Reentry Council
NEW Reentry Council, serving Nash, Edgecombe and Wilson counties, provides referral assistance and comprehensive case management supportive service assistance for participants, including help finding employment, transportation and housing.
Visit ncreentry.org for more information.
Intelligent is an exciting resource for anyone who wants to earn a degree, including the formerly incarcerated. They have a guide on their website called "Higher Education After Incarceration" that offers reviews on how to get into college, the best degrees for people with prior convictions, and everything else that formerly incarcerated folks should know about higher education. They also offer resources to successfully transition from college to the workforce by building databases of internship opportunities and compiling example resumes.
Visit intelligent.com for more information.