Project Reboot

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Reboot Your Life After Incarceration

Make important changes in your approach to:
– employment habits,
– finding and keeping stable, affordable housing,
– making smart moves related to personal finances.

Project Reboot combines elements of all three of those areas, building on strategies which have proven successful in helping people make positive changes.

Two-week series
Week 1 -Tuesday, Thursday
Week 2 – Tuesday, Wed., Thursday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

– Refreshments served.
– Both women and men are welcome.

Free of Charge

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Project Reboot was started in early 2014. Here’s one of our first groups of graduates!

PROGRAM ELEMENTS

  • Up to a 32-hour curriculum, incorporating the fundamentals of Employment Advantage, Rentwise and Financial Literacy.
  • Combination of classes and individual one-on-one support. Individual support focuses on resume’ building, referrals and job search assistance.
  •  Relationship-based approach, incorporating elements of Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET).
  • When possible, the program will access individual risk assessment evaluations conducted at state correctional facilities and county jails.  Participants’ risk levels will then be reassessed 90 days after Project Reboot class completion. Any changes in risk level will be tracked and reported on a quarterly basis. 

CONNECTED TO “REAL WORLD” CONCERNS OF PARTICIPANTS

  • Offers free transit tokens to and from the classroom
  • Light meals and refreshments provided
  • Certificate of completion and a 30-day transit pass awarded to participant upon completion
  • Special job program referrals may be available after completion

INTEGRATED WITH OTHER USEFUL AMICUS REENTRY PROGRAMS

  • Amicus Reconnect

(offers connections to many community resources;  job search, housing search, transportation, education, furniture, hygiene items, clothing assistance and much more)

  • Amicus’ Weekly Support Group
  • Amicus Veterans Justice Program
  • Amicus One to One
  • Amicus Sisters Helping Sisters

CONTACT PROJECT REBOOT

Reentry Services Coordinator – Natissja Fields, 612-877-4258, natissja.fields@voamn.org

VOA-MN / Amicus Adult Reentry Manager – Chris Doege, 612-877-4252, chris.doege@voamn.org

Project Reboot is funded through a two-year Community Crime Prevention Grant through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety,  and through private donations.