Our Executive Director, John Koufos, shares his powerful story of reentry and redemption in an article for New Jersey Monthly. Please click to read Part I and Part II, or click on the photos below to view them larger. Article by Tammy La Gorce Photos by Fred R. Conrad
This morning, Governor Chris Christie and the New Jersey Reentry Corporation co-hosted an Employment Opportunity Summit at Thomas Edison University in Trenton, where top executives from New Jersey companies gathered to explore innovative ways to implement neutral hiring practices and enhance employment opportunities for individuals with criminal records in New
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Thank you to Mayor Kelaher, Toms River, for issuing a Proclamation for National Recovery Month and supporting our clients in recovery and treatment. Pictured with the mayor is Lindsay Dunnells, facility director at our NJRC Ocean County site in Toms River.
Thank you to Governor Chris Christie for speaking about the importance of addiction treatment, recovery, and removing stigma surrounding addiction. Joining the Governor was our NJRC Ocean County client Rich Wilder, who shared his story about past struggles with heroin addiction, his journey to recovery, and how he turned his life around. Today
With President Obama proclaiming September as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, the team at the New Jersey Reentry Corporation visited Woodhaven Lumber, a lumber and millwork company that has hired thirteen clients from NJRC’s Ocean County site. Several are in recovery or treatment and are leading successful lives.
This week, our NJRC staff from all four of our locations in Hudson, Essex (Greater Newark Conservancy), Passaic, and Ocean Counties and the Community Resource Center in Kearny participated in Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS) training. Thank you to the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute and Jennifer Hartman, Ph.D., Lead ORAS
NJRC in Ocean County now has transportation for clients to make necessary addiction treatment, interviews and social service appointments. Thank you to Lilliston Ford in Vineland.