CREATING SECOND CHANCES
CLEAN START WORKS WITH WOMEN AND CHILDREN IMPACTED BY THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, TO RESTORE DIGNITY AND HOPE, FOR SUCCESSFUL REINTEGRATION. WE WORK TO ADDRESS REINTEGRATION AT EVERY LEVEL.
WHAT WE DO
We will uphold, maintain and reinforce dignity of women and children impacted by the criminal justice system.
Women and children impacted by the criminal justice system.
THE CIRCLES OF HEALING
Clean Start provides safe, healing spaces for women to achieve self-reconciliation, psycho-social support and trauma-healing within and out off prison. A Circle of Healing is a space that allows women to build their self- drive, determination, resilience, confidence and self esteem.
TABLES OF SUPPORT
Clean Start facilitates formerly incarcerated women with life-skills, entrepreneurship/trade/craft training and linkage to business opportunities that enable women access economic opportunities. A Table of Support includes business training geared towards improving and stabilizing the women’s livelihood. Every woman is supported with a minimum of $150 to start a business
Reorients women with social life outside prison walls, focusing on motherhood, income generating activities and family.
CHILDREN OF IMPRISONED MOTHERS
Clean Start will safeguard the holistic well-being of children living in prison with their mothers through responsive care.