• Provide a structured living environment that encourages, promotes, and enhances each resident's recovery and transition
  • Each resident has secured permanent housing
  • Each resident possesses a Graduation Equivalency Diploma
  • Each resident has secured full-time employment
  • Each resident has received training and experience in (3) marketable job skills 
  • Each resident has fulfilled all financial responsibilities
  • Each resident has established an interest-gaining account of $1,000 or more
  • Each resident is an active sponsor, mentor, and/or accountability partner to another
  • ‚ÄčEach resident is an active and contributing member of a community religious group
  • Applicants must be male, (18) years of age or older
  • Applicants must be in a controlled environment (28) days prior to residency
  • Applicants must be generally in good physical, emotional, and mental health
  • Applicants must be willing to become a productive member of the community
  • Applicants must be willing to commit to the completion of a structured Program
  • Applicants must have demonstrated cooperative behavior throughout incarceration
  • Applicants convicted of arson are not accepted
  • Applicants on psychotropic medications are not accepted
  • ‚ÄčApplicants with primary mental health deficiencies are not accepted
  • Applicants convicted of adult or child sexual offenses are not accepted
  • Applicants lacking financial resources and/or reserves are not accepted
  • Applicants unwilling to submit to authority and direction are not accepted
  • Applicants lacking motivation toward personal growth and change are not accepted

program mission

Through establishment of our Christian transitional living and recovery center, newly released ex-offenders discover help, hope, and healing and are better prepared to live and work in the community as productive and responsible citizens.
 

Witness International, Inc.

Program Goals

witness house of hope


Program Criteria