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1 The Road Called STRATE In Collaboration with…………………….

2 Department of Labor 3-County Probation A-DAD Services

3 Denver Metro Prisoners Re-entry Initiative  DMPRI provides re-entry services to non- violent parolees. Services providers includes:  Empowerment, Turnabout, RCS, Denver Works  Mentoring, Supportive services  Job training and placement  GED and continuing Education DOC/ DMPRI Re-entry

4 Department of Labor  Faith Based Grassroots re-entry program for recently released parolees  Violent or non-violent offenders  Provide supportive services  Employer incentives  $5,0000 Fidelity Bonding for any damages  $2,400 Tax Cut Credit within 21-days of hire  Employee follow-up evaluation tracking for continued needs such as: Life skills training in behavioral modification for self improvement, pro-social counseling and drug counseling DOC/ DOL Grassroots

5 ADAD Services 3-County Probation  3-County Probation Department services for Juveniles and Adults  Provide Mentoring, Counseling  GED Classes for At Risk Youth  Life Skills Classes  Community Services  Job Preparation & Placement Adams County Juveniles & Adults Arapahoe County Juveniles & Adults

6 ADAD Services 3-County Probation  Denver County Probation Department services for Juveniles and Adults  TASC Treatment Services  Substance Abuse Education  Relapse Prevention Counseling  Emotional Coping Skills  Enhanced Life Skills Classes  Community Services  Job Preparation & Placement Denver County Juveniles & Adults

7 HAVEN HOUSE  A Therapeutic Community Substance abuse program for Women, Mothers and infants  Assessments, Individualized treatment planning, Transitional Housing, Day treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  Parenting education and skill building, On-site GED, Infant development services, On-site psychiatric services, medications monitoring, Methadone Monitoring, Antabuse monitoring, HIV/Hepatitis C testing, On-site basic medical services. HAVEN TANF

8 Denver- TANF  Transitioning parents with children into the work force with training in resume writing, job applications (online and traditional applications), interview skills, dress for success, computer training classes, job search techniques.  GED & Higher Education  Parenting skills  Community Based Training Agencies Denver TANF

9 Veteran Services  Goal is to alleviate homelessness in Denver.  Emphasis is on homeless veterans, mentally and physically challenged individuals, families with children Road Home Housing

10 Denver’s Road Home  Employment and Training  The plan balances the provision of housing, treatment services, and job training with the expectation of personal responsibility and self- reliance from those who receive the services.  To challenge and improve the quality of life for the disadvantaged by educating, training, building, encouraging, and mentoring their spirits to realize their maximum potential for success. Road Home Bayuad Inds. Samaritan House Faith Management Reality

11 Promoting Responsible Fathers  Funded by the State of Colorado  Provide parenting skills to fathers desiring to be actively involved with their children  Create healthy relationships with fathers and children; The end result will be stable, healthy parents, children and family units Promoting Healthy Fatherhood

12 GED Program & Continuing Education  Provide GED preparation services to clients seeking their General Equivalency Diploma (GED)  Serve as the catalyst to encourage clients to seek higher education skills including obtaining technical skills certification as well as college degrees  Provide technical assistance in identifying funding sources for their education goals GED Program College Grant

13 Life Skills  Colorado Crime Control Commission Initiative  Life skills at Denver County Jail twice a week on Tuesday and Saturday dealing with behavior modification and self improvement – 8 to 12- week courses  job preparation and retention classes Denver County Jail One Stop

14 Employment Needs  Part of the Denver Crime Prevention Commission  Re-entry Services for Misdemeanor Population Only  Employment and Training Services Matthews Ctr. One Stop Employment

15 Vocational Rehabilitation  Provide vocational rehabilitation training to SSI/SSDI clients with physical and/or mental disabilities  Emphasis on veterans and ex-offenders  Provide job preparation training, job placement, job tracking and follow-up  Clients must reside in Adams County, Arapahoe County, and Denver County Adams County Voc Rehab Arapahoe County Voc Rehab Denver County Voc Rehab

16 Gang Data: Gang Prevention and Intervention  Nationally, gang members were responsible for 12% of all aggravated assaults that occurred between 1993 and 2003  According to the FBI's Homicide Reports, each year between 8% and 10% of homicides committed with a firearms are gang related.  According to The Rocky Mountain News January of 2007 the number of cases investigated by Denver police gang unit increased by 83% since 2001  Rocky Mountain News states 41 Officers Are Assigned to Denver’s gang unit  On average, gang members commit about 373,000 of the 6.6 million violent crimes every year in this country.  Mentoring, being a good role model, involved parenting and being available to young people are all ways to help keep a child out of a gang.

17 Gangs: The Art Of Ending Home Land Wars  To Combat gang wars, violence and to help families, we must first recognize Community Education Centers where individuals and families respond to our service and treatment. Our focus is on our complete range of services. Our assessment, treatment, education, employment, our two different kinds of life skills classes, which are; 12 weeks of behavioral modification for self improvement, and12 weeks pro-social community reintegration.  Where treatment is offered to fit the individuals and the families lifestyles  Where treatment is delivered out of past mistakes and new personal management planning  Where treatment addresses criminal family back grounds and new family commitments

18 Gangs: The Art Of Ending Home Land Wars  The Art of ending America home land Wars; we must not separate the three current generations, youth, young adults, and their parents all suffer from substance abuse neglect and other problematic behaviors that have been shown to be inter-generational  First and most importantly, The youth and their separate needs starting with learning new skills depending on family and mentoring, and practicing new attitudes.  Provide Mandatory Pre-sentencing Supervision upon arrest, and before posting bond for any criminal offence. We must close the gaps in our present criminal justice system or we as society will continue to cause the problems instead of the solutions.

19 Gangs: The Art Of Ending Home Land Wars  Gang members are to be immediately educated,treated with respect, and receive treatment for serious mental health problems, trained them with employment skills and not just labeled them, as public enemies  Mentoring and support groups meet every Saturday 9:00 am. To 2:00 pm. and Thursday night 6:00am to 8:00pm.  Provides positive encouragement and a different way of life. We are continuing to seek volunteers

20 The Road Called Services Food Bank Clothing Bank Computer Classes GED Classes Job Referrals Life Skills Classes Spanish Classes Gang Violence Prevention Parent Awareness Health Disparities Cancer Research for Males & Females

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