Thousands of men and women are released from prison and jails in Idaho every year and must go through the process of reintegration into society. This is a difficult process for so many returning citizens. St. Vincent de Paul offers a variety of programs targeted to meet these unique needs.
The Reentry Conference is an interfaith group providing services to women and men recently released from prison or jail. They visit returning citizens and offer an understanding ear and referrals, as well as rent, clothing and transportation support. This group works with returning citizens in Ada and Canyon Counties.
Systemic Change of Idaho addresses the obstacles to success for returning citizens. This is an advocacy group working to build understanding and affect change in Idaho to bring about better outcomes in our penal system.