When released from prison you may not always have a place to go to. Below are some resources to help ex-convicts find housing and housing support.
M.U.S.T. Ministries Housing Program is just one of the awesome programs available in the North Georgia area. They also offer emergency food, clothing, shelter, and rental assistance.
RentPath is a leading digital marketing solutions company, that empowers millions nationwide to find apartments and houses for rent. Through its brands,
RentPath continues to simplify the apartment search experience while driving quality advertisers leads to occupancies and a high return on investment.
Georgia Justice Project strengthens our community by demonstrating a better way to represent and support individuals in the criminal justice system and reduce barriers to reentry.
GJP (Georgia Justice Project) promotes innovative change through direct legal representation, policy advocacy, education, and coalition building.
Georgia Justice Project (GJP) assists individuals actively trying to find housing but having difficulties because of a Georgia criminal history.
Prison Fellowship believes that a restorative approach to prisoners, former prisoners, and all those affected by crime and incarceration can make communities safer and healthier.
Our ministry is founded on the conviction that all people are created in God’s image and that no life is beyond God’s reach. As Christians, we believe that Jesus — Himself brought to trial, executed, buried, and brought to life again — offers hope, healing, and a new purpose for each life.
He can make even the most broken people and situations whole again. Through an amazing awakening to new hope and life purpose, those who once broke the law are transformed and mobilized to serve their neighbors, replacing the cycle of crime with a cycle of renewal. There are Urban League deivisions in most
Employment Program, transitional job, life coaching, housing. (You can find a division of the Urban League in most of the United States.)
The League’s focus is preparing the workforce for careers in the 21st century and the new economy; raising the graduation rate among metro Atlanta students and preparing youth for college and careers; homeownership and wealth creation; entrepreneurship and small business growth; sustainable communities; and serving as an advocate for education, civic engagement and economic development and a voice for the underserved in our community.
At Goodwill of North Georgia, our mission is a simple one: we put people to work.
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants.
Every day, thousands of men and women face barriers that make it difficult for them to find work and earn a paycheck to support their families. Sometimes it’s lack of training or education, limited job skills, or a disability. But with the support of donors and shoppers like you, we overcome those barriers.
Georgia Department Of Community Affairs
As the State’s housing agency, our goal at DCA is to provide every Georgia citizen the opportunity to have access to safe and affordable housing, no matter their community or income. A community’s housing options are key building blocks in the community fabric, and we work with local governments, housing authorities, for-profit and non-profit developers, community groups, and landlords statewide to meet the housing and community needs of all Georgians.
United Way Dial 211
Local 211 specialists can help with virtually any need you might face, but the majority of requests that 211s receive are for essential needs like food and shelter. In 2022, 211 specialists made:
4.8 million connections to help to reduce and prevent housing insecurity and homelessness.
1.6 million connections to healthcare information and resources including prescription payment assistance, substance use treatment programs, COVID-19 support, and mental health services.
2.4 million connections to help to reduce hunger and food insecurity.
2.6 million connections to utilities assistance.
Homelessness and Prisoner Re-Entry
Toll Free: (800)-899-0089
Helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.
Supplies a large variety of housing resources.
The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) is the largest state agency with more than 11,000 employees across the Commonwealth. We operate secure facilities and probation and parole offices to provide care and supervision for inmates under state custody.
Hope for Prisoners
Hope for Prisoners offers a variety of training programs necessary for employment.
Reentry Resources: South Carolina
Reentry Resources available to help returning citizens in South Carolina adjust to life after prison.
Nationwide resources are also listed on our main Reentry Resources page.
South Carolina Community Assistance Provider
Community Assistance Provider’s mission is to improve quality of life by providing safe, decent, affordable housing and economic opportunities for low to moderate-income individuals and families throughout our fifteen (15) county service areas.
BATTERED BUT NOT BROKEN
Our purpose is to reinforce a positive lifestyle and promote social, emotional and spiritual growth by providing housing for women previously incarcerated who have suffered from drug and alcohol abuse or violent crimes. We do this by empowering ex-offenders with the tools necessary to reach their full potential. BBNB fulfills this mission by offering resources to ex-offenders and their families in an effort to reduce recidivism and combat deterioration within the family structure.
Housing Authority of Florence, South Carolina
The Housing Authority of Florence offers a wide range of affordable housing opportunities throughout three counties (Florence County, Chesterfield County and Marlboro County) in the State of South Carolina. Our programs include: Section 202 Supportive Housing for Elderly; Section 515 USDA Rural Rental Housing Loans; Housing Choice Voucher / Section 8; Project Based Vouchers (PBV); Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).
Neighbors Together South Carolina
Neighbors Together is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit providing food, clothing, medical care, sheltering, job training, financial assistance, clothing, legal assistance and other vital services to our neighbors in the TriCounty area.
Housing Programs Georgia
Transitional Housing for Offender Reentry (THOR) is an online directory of community-based housing options for offenders currently under community supervision. The two types of housing facilities contained in the THOR directory are structured housing and recovery residences.
Alvis Recovery Choices
Alvis Recovery Choices provide individualized services to individuals with justice involvement such as housing, help with addiction, offer help to individuals with intellectual & developmental disabilities, etc.
Felons With A Future
Felons With A Future is a nonprofit reentry and transitional housing program that helps restored citizens become business owners as well as other skills to succeed when they return to society.
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC)
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has developed systems and services to help individuals become educated, lawful, and physically and emotionally healthy members of society during and after incarceration.
Project Ready – Office of Reentry
Project Ready staff assist incarcerated and formerly incarcerated clients from our local jails by coordinating services to help with their successful transition back to the community.
Reset Today Treatment Center
Reset Today has solutions with each and every client. They are dedicated to offering flexible solutions that work for you while providing consistent results that meet your standards.
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https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/4807/Affordable-HousingAffordable Housing Resources ; Homeowner Resources. Neighborhood Preservation Program – Home Rehabilitation Assistance for low and moderate income homeowners.
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N.C. HOPE Program Application Period Is Open!
Offering Rent and Utility Assistance for North Carolinians Struggling to Recover from Pandemic.
Felon Friendly Apartments and Housing
Finding felon friendly apartments or housing for rent can be an exceedingly difficult task, much more so nowadays than it has been in the past. Our organization hears from thousands of felons each year that are turned down by landlords and property management groups.
Poor credit can also make apartment hunting problematic for felons. When you couple poor credit and a criminal background finding an apartment can seem nearly impossible, frustrating, and expensive.
U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development
HOUSING NEEDS OF FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE
Felon friendly apartments or housing for rent.
Renting with a Criminal Background in NC
THE ONCE FALLEN FINDING HOUSING GUIDE
Housing is difficult to find even under the best of circumstances. It may be helpful to share my personal experiences with finding housing to give you an understanding of the difficulties you may face while seeking housing.