The Reach Out and Touch Prison Ministry

Helpful Resources

 Transition Back Into The Community

Exodus Transitional Community
2271 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
(Between 123rd and 124th St)
New York, NY  10035
Phone:  1 917 492 0990
Email: 
info@etcny.org
Website: www.etcny.org
About:
Exodus provides supportive services to formerly incarcerated men and women in order to help them reintegrate into their communities.

Osborne Association
809 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY
Phone: 1 718 707 2600
175 Remsen Street, Suite 800, Brooklyn, NY
Phone:  1 718 637 6560
380 Main Street, Suite 201, Beacon, NY  12508
Phone:  1 845 440 7924
25 Market Street, 6th Floor, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
Phone:  1 845 345 9845
Website: 
www.osborneny.org
About:  The Osborne Association offers opportunities for individuals who have been in conflict with the law to transform their lives through innovative, effective and replicable programs that serve the community.

Fortune Society
29-76 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY  11101
Phone:  1 212 691 7554
Email: 
info@fortunesociety.org
Website:  www.fortunesociety.org
About:  Fortune Society is a nonprofit social service and advocacy organization founded in 1967 whose mission is to support successful reentry from prison and promote alternatives to incarceration, thus strengthening the fabric of our communities.

Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO)
91 East 116th Street
New York, NY  10029
Phone: 1 212 831 5020
Website: 
www.gosonyc.org
About:  GOSO has established a reentry model that promotes education and vocational training, provides job readiness training and employment assistance, and offers supportive counseling and social services from the day or a participant's incarceration until he is fully integrated into the community.

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Housing And Shelter

New York City Rescue Mission
90 Lafayette Street
New York, NY  10013
Phone:  1 212 226 6214
Website: 
www.nycrescue.org
About:  The Rescue Mission provides shelter, clothing, food and substance abuse services.

Church Avenue Merchants Business Association (CAMBA)
2211 Church Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11226
Phone:  1 718 282 0108
About:  CAMBA provides assistance with temporary and permanent housing, employment, legal and medical counseling.

Coalition For The Homeless
129 Fulton Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY  10038
Phone:  1 212 776 2000
Fax:  1 212 964 1303
Website: 
www.coalitionforthehomeless.org
About:  The Coalition provides assistance with housing and rental and permanent housing.

Common Ground
505 8th Avenue, 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10018
Phone:  1 212 389 9300
Website:
www.commonground.org
About:  Common Ground provides assistance in getting placed within one of their housing complexes.

Bowery Mission
227 Bowery
New York, NY  10002
Phone:  1 212 674 3456
Website: 
www.bowerymission.org
About:  The Bowery Mission provides shelter, food, clothing and substance abuse counseling.

Harlem Community Justice Center
170 East 121st Street
New York, NY  10035
Phone:  1 212 360 4986
Website: 
www.hcjc.org
About:  The Justice Center provides assistance with finding housing, drug treatment and employment.

Bronx Works
60 East Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY  10453
Phone:  1 646 393 4000
Fax:  1 718 365 1002
Website: 
www.bronxworks.org
About:  Bronx Works provides assistance in finding shelter and transitional housing.

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Education While Incarcerated

Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison
PO Box 862
Ossining, NY  10562
Phone:  1 914 941 0794
Email: 
info@hudsonlink.org
Website:  www.hudsonlink.org
About: Hudson Link provides college education, life skills and re-entry support to incarcerated men and women to help them make a positive impact on their own lives, their families and communities which results in lower rates of recidivism, incarceration and poverty.

New York Theological Seminary Master of Professional Studies
Director of Prison Programs
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY  10115
Phone:  1 212 870 1211
Website: 
www.nyts.edu
About: The Master of Professional Studies is a one-year, 36-credit graduate degree offered in Sing Sing Correctional Facility for persons who are incarcerated within the  New York State Correctional System.  This accredited degree is one of the most unique programs in theological education in North America.

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Drug Treatment

Teen Challenge
444 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11238
Phone:  1 718 789 1414
Email: 
info@teenchallengebrooklyn.com
Website:  www.teenchallengebrooklyn.com
About: Teen Challenge creates a framework that encourages people to reach their fullest potential - spiritually, socially, educationally and occupationally.  Their residential facilities often care for those who have lost hope that they can ever break out of their deadly and destructive cycles.  The one-year residential substance abuse recovery program has been designed to equip graduates with the skills needed to be active contributors to their family, faith and community.

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Family Care While Incarcerated

Children Of Promise (CPNYC)
600 Lafayette Avenue, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY  11216
Phone:  1 718 483 9290
Email: 
info@cpnyc.org
Website:  www.cpnyc.org
About: CPNYC provides services to over 200 children of prisoners and their families each year through its after school, summer camp, mentoring and mental health programs.

 

 

 

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