Pre-release & Parole

American Correctional Association, Publications Dept., 206 N. Washington St, Alexandria VA 22314.  703-224-0000.  Parole planning guide “As Free as an Eagle” ($20) and other self-help books are sold.

ShelterKC, 1520 Cherry St, Kansas City MO 64108.  816-421-7643.  Christ-centered residential rescue mission for relief and recovery.  Also, housing for sex offenders.

CityGate Network, 2153 Chuckwagon Rd Suite 100, Colorado Sprints CO  80919,  719-266-8300.  Christian association of ministries that helps people in desperate situations.  Residential programs in some cities.

Transitional Housing.  800-334-8893.  Helps the working homeless.

“From the Inside Out” about $85 parole planning manual about 150-page softcover book from

“99 Days and a Get-Up” and “Man I need a Job!” by Ned Rollo from amazon about $12.  Good helps!

The Salvation Army, 615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria VA 22314.  800-725-2769.  Transitional housing in some cities.      Monthly magazine one-year subscription $12

“The Missing Link “ PO Box 40031, Cleveland OH 44140-0031.  216-307-5465.  Links troubled youth and adults with life-changing programs including Christian residential programs.

Fair Shake Inc, PO Box 63, Westby WI 54667.  608-634-6363.  Resources and support for re-entry success.  Also for sex offenders.

National Reentry Resource Center, 1400 Crystal Drive 10th Floor, Arlington VA 22202.  866-536-8686.  Connect to local re-entry services.  Spanish available. 

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