The goal is to build a strong community of individuals that will both lift each other up and hold each other accountable when it is needed. No one is above another, we are all from the same place just different roads of diverse yet similar stories. Our team provides supportive services and redirection for clients to obtain the basic human rights that they by birth-right are entitled to obtain and enjoy in their walk to becoming their own personal successful self. Our team believes that no one should be silenced, isolated from any form of service because of the choices that lead them astray from their whole self, successful self. They desire an Advocate to assist in being heard when they feel like their voice is being laid on deaf ears. If they just need a person to listen and just be there when they are unsure or afraid of going forward on their journey with the adult or juvenile court. It could be they are wanting support in finding their way with changing old patterns that are no longer working for them yet are at a loss of where to start. Equipt with the network of care and peer comradery that had been missing.
What We Provide
To help you get there both in our live in and/or our outreach programs
If it is needed to overcome those barriers to Success
Assistance with obtaining ID
Assistance when messages need a safe place to be left for peers so they can take the next steps in their journey
Bus passes so they can follow through with appointments, Court, and interviews
Connections to the Truconnect Phone plans So They can further their communication and contact with providers to build their network of support and Network of care
Assist them in the process of Clearing their Legal Slate Which will, in turn, help them gain good employment, stable housing and get back to school to further their education so they can go further with a successful career and overall life.
Assistance in obtaining and navigating a CalJobs account.
If fallen astray from their legal obligations advocating for reentry into their Legal obligations and supporting them through the process
If there is important mail to be received providing that option of receiving it at the center
Showers and mini Storage if needed so Peer can make an interview or appointment with their head held high and confident in themselves which is a very large part of their obtaining their success and maintaining success
Meetings with their peer comrades to voice what coping tools they have worked with that work and the ones that do not pass on their success and their failures. In having these meetings they share their stories so a peer who is silently facing that challenge can gain the navigation skills needed to successfully cope with or complete that point in their journey.
While in the custody of Corrections Connect Peers with the correct support services or agencies who can further assist them with their journey of Lawyers Probation or Parole, Health and Human Services, Emergency Crisis Intervention and Support, EDD Contacts for Work or Career Guidance, Substance Use Disorder Support Inpatient or Out-Patient placement group meetings, Mental Health Support in obtaining and building a team that they can trust and feels safe for the peer to work with, Support in gaining access to Shelters, safe housing, assist with getting listed on waitlists for housing and move-in assistance programs if available at the time of need. Assistance with obtaining medical insurance and establishing medical care. Assistance in obtaining and navigating a CalJobs account.