A Guide to Reentry Resources in South Jersey

March 13, 2024

Did you know South Jersey has a wealth of resources for individuals reentering society after exiting the criminal justice system?

If you or someone you know is returning home from prison or jail or has recently returned home to one of New Jersey’s seven southern countiesAtlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem – the Reentry Coalition of New Jersey can help!

 

What Help Can I Get Post-Incarceration?

With access to a number of local South Jersey agencies and organizations, the Reentry Coalition of New Jersey can connect you or your loved one to a variety of supportive services in your local community to help with the transition from incarceration back to home.

These services include, but are not limited to:

  • Legal services
  • Housing assistance
  • Employment training and placement
  • Case management services
  • Assistance with State Identification and Driver’s Licenses
  • Mental Health support
  • Addiction support and services

 

What Are Some Key South Jersey Resources?

To obtain information or connect to services and support, you can reach out to us anytime at The Reentry Coalition of New Jersey or to any of our agency members – CURA, Inc., Education and Health Centers of America (EHCA), GEO Reentry Services, The Kintock Group (Kintock), New Jersey Association on Correction (NJAC) and Volunteers of America Delaware Valley (VOADV).

Some additional resources and specific programs available in South Jersey include:

Smart Books The New Jersey Department of Corrections’ Office of Transitional Services created a series of resource guides, tailored by county, for social services staff and incarcerated individuals looking to transition back into society.

Safe Return – Offered by Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Reentry Services Division, this program provides legal assistance, housing, employment and treatment services for unsupervised individuals who have been released from prison or jail within the last three years.

Vantage Point – Offered by Kintock, this program provides reentry services for individuals who were recently released from incarceration, including employment, housing and medical services, in addition to education, transportation, clothing and meal assistance.

Other Resources:

 

For more information about supportive services available in your community, please visit our Resources page.

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