Dr. Fay Ashworth and Wendy Sellars, the face of Davidson County Transitional Services, recognize that there is essentially non-existent of Transitional Housing in Davidson County, NC, for those transitioning from jail or prison. Wendy sees this weekly as she attends court on behalf of clients who are on work release and preparing to transition out of the prison system. As a probation officer, and working within the criminal justice system for over twenty-years, Wendy has firsthand knowledge of the struggle. Dr. Ashworth encounters this barrier when speaking with various family members with loved ones in the criminal justice system. The Sec2Nd Chance Transitional Housing (SCTH) Program goal is to assist justice served justice-involved individuals "Reach Individual Success Everyday (R.I.S.E.)" by empowering them to return and live in their perspective communities. The grant DCTS received from TPP is one of the first stepping stones to helping Davidson County Transitional Services achieve the milestone of having the first Transitional Housing in Davidson County that serves justice serve individuals. The program will target those individuals who are released from prison or persons who need transitional housing after being denied housing due to having a criminal record.
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The Mission of the Sec2Nd Chance Transitional Housing (SCTH) Program is to assist justice served/justice-involved individuals Reach Individual Success Everyday by empowering them to return and live in their perspective communities. To equip them to provide for themselves and their families by becoming self-sufficient, educated, employed, and drug-free individuals.
Success Housing - temporary housing that is designed to be affordable and appropriate supportive services for persons who are reentering the community from prison and need housing in Davidson County and other surrounding North Carolina counties. During the process of client’s transition, Staff aim to help justice served/involved individuals become more self-sufficient and move towards independent living.
(Rules May be Changed at the discretion of the Administrative Staff). Sec2ND Chance Transitional Housing works toward keeping clients Out4LIfe 📷📷📷
Is to help individuals return to self-sufficiency within 9 months. We do so by providing an affordable temporary housing situation, counseling, limited transportation (public transportation is available) and support. Our program has a 12-month residency cap. However, it is our desire that program participants successfully transition before that 12-month period ends. During residents stay, and transition back into the community, individuals will receive, job readiness training, financial literacy education, and counseling, employment assistance, permanent housing assistance, among other outlined goals during assessment to becoming self-sufficient and successful.
Sec2Nd Chance Transitional Housing will provide group and individual onsite counseling opportunities for each resident. Our therapeutic services provide comprehensive mental health and therapeutic methods to assist each resident with their needs in every facet of life.
We believe therapy is a unique process and everybody has a different need view on what would help them in their walk of life.
SCTH want to help our residents feel comfortable and know they are not alone on their reentry journey.
Davidson County Transitional Services Sec2nd Chance Transitional Housing believes that to reduce recidivism we need to assist our residents in all aspects of life. We want to ensure that our residents are prepared to live independently. Whether it be the need to further their education, obtain a desired career or seeking the training needed to enhance their skill set, Out4Life Sec2ND Chance staffing is here to help make our residents become the best they can be.
The amount of each residential stay will be determined at initial intake. Every resident will sign a contractual agreement prior to being accepted at SCTH. In the event, they are asked to vacate due to a violation. The agreed-upon balance will still be due for that week. Residents will pay a minimum of 15 %-20 % per pay period. Otherwise prior to employment, a set amount will be implemented until revised. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if more information about contractual agreements or programming is needed.
Each house will employ a residential manager responsible for enforcing rules and holding residents accountable. The manager will report to the Director of Transitional Housing. Managers will make sure that the home runs smoothly and effectively. Residents will abide by a reasonable curfew and visitor restrictions and each resident must participate in a weekly house meeting.