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Full Resource Name:

OIC of South Florida (Formerly OIC of Broward County)

3407 NW 9th Ave (Powerline Road) Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

(954) 563-3535

https://www.oicsouthflorida.org/p/109/returning-citizens

Description:

Provides employable training, mentoring, support services, linkages and job placement to ex-offenders who have committed violent, non-violent and non-sex related offenses and have been released from incarceration within last 180 days.

The Reintegration of Ex-Offenders (RExO)- Adult Program is designed to strengthen urban communities through an employment-centered program that incorporates mentoring, job training, and other comprehensive transitional services. This program seeks to reduce recidivism by helping former inmates find work when they return to their communities, as part of an overall effort to assist them with a successful reintegration.

Services Offered:
+ Vocational Training
+ Employable Skills Training
+ Mentoring
+ Substance Abuse Counseling

Additional support from area partners may include:
+ Housing/emergency shelter (2-1-1 First Call for Help / Broward County Family Success Center / Miami Dade Homeless Coalition / Miami Rescue Mission / Chapman Partnership)
+ Transportation needs (Bus Passes / Department of Transportation)
+ Childcare (Family Central & Broward Community Action Agency / Department of Children and Families)
+ Food (Cooperative Feeding Program & Love Thy Neighbor / Curley's House / Food for Life Network)
+ Utility (LIHEAP Payment & Rental Assistance / Broward Community Action Agency / Miami-Dade Community Action Agency / Camilus House)
+ Medical/Medical Out-Patient (Broward Health / Jackson Health Crisis Center / Recovery Health Network)
+ Mental health and substance abuse needs (Broward Addiction and Recovery Center (BARC), Henderson Behavioral Health/ Jessie Trice Center / Department of Vocational Rehab / The Key Club / Armour and Family Counseling / Village South)

REENTRY, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, SUPPORTSERVICES

Primary Services:

General Information

Hours:

Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm

Intake Process:

Must provide a vaild picture ID and social security card

Program Fees:

No fee

Languages:

English, Spanish

Eligibility:

Violent and Nonviolent/ non-sex related ex-offenders 18 and older. Must enroll within 180 days of release from prison or halfway house.

Is Shelter?

No

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