Dara, one of Jim and Helena’s former clients from Integrity House, recently reached out to Jim with this inspiring email. Dara also completed NJRC’s program in Toms River. We’re so happy for her and wish her continued success! Jim, First I just want to say Re-Entry in Toms River is
Our new client, Austin, is keeping busy with several positive things on his plate. He is enrolled in the National Career Institute (NCI)’s HVAC training program and also got a new job as a dishwasher, which provides room for growth, along with the schedule flexibility needed to attend classes. Additionally, he
Our new client, Ricky, stopped in to share that he just got a job as a kitchen worker and cook at a popular restaurant chain. His first day of work was on his birthday! On top of that, he is pursuing a career as a personal trainer and is enrolled
Our computer labs are in full use today in Jersey City! Part of our clients’ weekly routine is to work on resumes, conduct job searches, and more.
NJRC hosted a roundtable discussion examining best practices for reentry, where incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons attended to provide feedback on their experiences living in prisons, jails, halfway houses, and halfway backs. It took place at NJRC at Greater Newark Conservancy, and discussion topics included The Modern American Prison; Successful Reentry, Addiction Treatment, Employment
Congratulations to our client, Mark, on receiving a Fatherhood Award from Most Excellent Way Life Center‘s Fatherhood Initiative! The plaque reads, “In recognition for successfully completing Most Excellent Way. Thank you for your perseverance, strength, struggle, and pain. Thank you for showing the true essence of manhood again and again. We
Congratulations to our client, Jamar, who earned his CDL license and recently got a job as a truck driver! He completed our one-week program in September and had a job offer by the next day, Saturday. “I changed my life, and you can change yours, too,” he said. His biggest take-away from
On behalf of the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, thank you to all who participated in our Health, Culture, and Reentry Fair on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Union City High School. Thank you to Mayor Brian Stack, Union City, for inviting us to host the event at the school. We are so