Florida Prison Ministries is a faith based organization committed to providing support services to currently incarcerated individuals in the state of Florida. Staff and volunteers believe that every individual has the right to hope and a second chance, which they believe begins with spiritual healing. Individuals inside correctional facilities may request spiritual guidance and mentorship during incarceration, as well as enrollment in the pen pal program. The Shelter from the Storm Program offers reintegration services, including: Safe, stable housing for men in the Gainesville, Florida, vicinity; bible studies; a church home; participation in a 12-step recovery program; individual and group counseling; job development and vocational training; referrals to partner organizations serving justice involved individuals. Their Love a Mother’s Baby program includes mentorship and partnership with mothers who give birth during incarceration. For more information about specific services offered by Florida Prison Ministries, individuals are encouraged to contact them directly using the information on this page.
Bridges of Iowa, Inc. is a registered nonprofit organization that helps those involved in the criminal justice system as a result of drug-related offenses, to help them reintegrate into society as productive, thriving members of their communities.