program mission

Program Criteria

Program Goals

witness house of hope

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.

  • 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