The Journey Home Offender Workforce Development Travis County TeamPresents <br />CHANGE THE HOME, CHANGE THE CYCLE<br />Empowering Women Reentry Project<br />
PROGRAM PARTNERS<br />Del Valle Travis County Correctional Facility<br />PRIDE Program for Women<br /> (People Recognizing the Inherent Dignity of Everyone)<br />SPONSORS<br /><ul><li>Simpson United Methodist Church
Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church</li></ul>Pastor Charles Stephens and <br />
Why a navigator : a guide back to family, community <br />
REENTRY NAVIGATORS<br />PURPOSE<br /><ul><li>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.</li></ul>.<br />
How to Become Participants <br />PRIDE Participant <br />Be a mother<br />Commit to four weeks of attending daily classes/groups<br />Take 8 hour navigator reentry training class <br />Commit to one year of service <br />
Targeted re-entry teams <br />Navigator Resource Groups <br />
CONTENT: METHODS & DELIVERY<br />Program Development<br />Initial Interview<br />Matching System<br />Specialty Navigators<br />One on One Mentoring<br />Group Mentoring<br />
OUTCOMES<br />(6) Certified Mentor Trainers<br />Certificate of Completions awarded to 100 Mentors<br />Serve 33% of PRIDE participants<br />
ACTION PLAN<br />Research/Development: June - July 2009<br />Outreach: August 2009<br />Recruitment: August 2009<br />Training: October 2009<br />Date of Implementation: January 2010<br />Evaluate of Program: September 2010<br />