ReEntry Programs help ex-offenders and felons on probation get jobs, find housing and network with others who may be in a similar situation. Some Re-entry programs may also be associated with religious and spiritual organizations.
A reentry program may be run by a state government, a local nonprofit or even for profit entity and they vary widely in the assistance they can provide.
List of Maine ReEntry Programs
Department Of CorrectionsReentry For Women
The Southern Maine Re-entry Center (SMRC) is designed to give women the skills and experience they need to successfully live as positive citizens and employees after they transition from state correctional facilities into their home communities.
RJP operates in the four counties that comprise Maine Prosecutorial District Six—Waldo, Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc. Its programs encompass the broad spectrum of need from prevention to integration and reintegration and seek to offer every student, victim, youth or adult offender and incarcerated individual reentering his community the opportunity to participate in a restorative process.
Maine Department of Corrections
The mission of the Department of Corrections is to reduce the likelihood that juvenile and adult offenders will re-offend, by providing practices, programs and services which are evidence-based and which hold the offenders accountable.
Maine Costal Regional Reentry Center
The Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center (MCRRC) in Belfast, Maine is a residential center designed to give incarcerated men the skills and experience they need to live successfully as citizens and employees after they transition into their home communities.
Maine’s Reentry Housing Program
Maine’s reentry housing program, Rental Assistance Plus Care, provides rental assistance coupons and support services to ex-offenders for up to 2 years
Northern Maine Regional Reentry Center
The Northern Maine Regional Reentry Center (NMRRC) is designed to assist men and women who are from Maine and have been convicted of a federal offense with successful reintegration back into their community.
Waldo County’s Re-entry Center
The re-entry center and the sheriff who instituted it at Waldo County’s jail have earned a national award from the National Association of Counties for the program’s success over the last two years.