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OWDS - COMMUNITY  and Travis County Project OWDS - COMMUNITY and Travis County Project Presentation Transcript

  • The Journey HomePresents
    CHANGE THE HOME, CHANGE THE CYCLE
    Empowering Women Mentoring Project
  • PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS
    Del Valle Travis County Correctional Facility
    PRIDE Program for Women
    (People Recognizing the Inherent Dignity of Everyone)
    SPONSORS
    • Simpson United Methodist Church
    • Church Women United
    Pastor Charles & Family
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  • MENTORING PROGRAM
    PURPOSE
    Simpson United Methodist Church will provide mentoring services to women enrolled in the PRIDE Program at the Del Valle Travis County Correctional Facility.
    Simpson will also provide referral services to enrolled PRIDE participants upon release in order to reduce the chances of them returning to incarceration at the Simpson United Methodist Church Community Center.
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  • HISTORY
    • Expenditures increased 660% from 9 million dollars to over $68.7 billion dollars.
    • 725,400 women released, approx. 2/3’s of them will be rearrested within 3 years.
    • Up to 5% of women in jail or prison are incarcerated when pregnant.
    • 62% are mothers of children under the age of 18.
    • Women are more likely to have histories of physical or sexual abuse than men.
    • 30% of the women were receiving public assistance at time of incarceration.
    • 37% of the women received incomes less than $600 per month.
  • OUR MISSION
    Provide a dual program;
    One-on –one and Group Mentoring Services to women at the Del Valle Correctional Facility
    (2) Follow-up and Referral Services for 365 days once offender is released at the at the Simpson United Methodist Church Community Center.
  • VISION
    To mentor women, enrolled in the PRIDE PROGRAM, at the Del Valle Correctional Facility, and help them get the emotional support.
    To assist WOMEN, once released,
    get the support needed during
    their transition back into the community.
  • GOAL
    • Is to reduce the perpetual cycle of recidivism among women.
    • To provide women with 365 days of mentoring and referral services.
    • To empower women by helping them achieve independence.
    • Help women reconnect with their families and develop good healthy, wholesome, relationship with their children.
  • PRIDE POPULATION
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    PROGRAM NEEDS
    MENTOR NEEDS
    Training
    Referral Sources
    Support
    CUSTOMER NEEDS
    Support
    Information
    Referral Services
  • STAKEHOLDERS/COLLATERALS
    Incarcerated Women
    Family & Friends
    Community
    Correctional Facility
    Non-Profits
    Governmental Agencies
    Community Businesses
    What is the COST to YOU?
    Since 1982, Expendituresincreased 660% from $9 million to over $68.7 BILLION
  • ACTION PLAN
    Research/Development: June - July 2009
    Outreach: August 2009
    Recruitment: August 2009
    Training: October 2009
    Date of Implementation: January 2010
    Evaluate of Program: September 2010
  • CONTENT: METHODS & DELIVERY
    Program Development
    Initial Interview
    Matching System
    Specialty Navigators
    One on One Mentoring
    Group Mentoring
  • EVALUATIONS
    Mentor Training
    Focus Group
    Intake Process
    Resources
    Support System
    Outcomes
    Customer
    Initial Interview
    Periodic Post Release Interview
    Exit Interview
  • MEASUREMENTS
    (6) Certified Mentor Trainers
    Certificate of Completions awarded to 100 Mentors
    Serve 33% of PRIDE participants
    Participant Survey
    Exit Surveys
  • RESOURCES
    Mentor Resources
    Simpson United Methodist Church
    Staff / Volunteers
    Referral Network
    Customer Resources
    Information
    Relationship Building
    Support Services
  • MARKETING STRATEGIES
    Radio/Television
    Print
    Electronic
    Word of Mouth
    Fund Raising
  • SUMMARY
    725,400 women released
    2/3’s WILL BE rearrested within 3 YEARS
    As a Community
    WE CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE THE FACTS!