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We believe that every ex-offender should have access to the services and resources necessary to maintain a productive, crime-free life. Who is CRESC?
P.O. Box 60895
The Coalition meets at the CareerLink 100 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg every third Thursday, each month, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.
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Capital Region Ex-offender Support Coalition P.O. Box 60895 Harrisburg, PA 17106 717 461 3143 www.reentrynow.org “Reentry Now” “The Pennsylvania Capitol Region’s Reentry Coalition” CRESC meets every 3rd Thursday of each month from 3-4:30pm at: CareerLink 100 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101 Vision Statement We believe that every ex-offender should have access to the services and resources necessary to main-tain a productive, crime-free life. Mission Statement To reduce recidivism by educating and strengthening the community through coordination of services that the ex-offender needs for suc-cessful reentry. Who is CRESC? CRESC is a network of caring professionals and community leaders whose sole purpose is to provide encouragement, hope and resources for the ex-offender. MENTORING COMMITTEE The Mentoring Committee is under the direct supervision of Chaplain Larry Coleman. Under his leadership the Ex-offender Mentoring Program has been getting rave reviews. Two sites were created to offer this pro-gram to ex- offenders. The first site was developed in 2010 in collaboration with Dauphin County Probation & Parole Office and the Work Release Center. The second site was started in a collaboration with PA Probation & Parole. Site #1 Meeting Thursdays 6:00pm to 7:30pm 519 Gibson Blvd. Site #2 Meeting Tuesday 2:30pm to 4:00pm Westley AME Church 5th & Camp Street. College for Mentors Workshop First Friday of Each Month Strawberry Square Downtown Harrisburg. (in collaboration with Temple NEST) COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE The Communications Committee oversees www.reentrynow.org, the organization’s website as well as maintaining the CRESC Resources Directory, Newsletter and all other social media communications. HOUSING COMMITTEE The Housing Committee works on several fronts in attempts to facilitate the search and securing adequate housing for those reentering citizens. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE The Workforce Development Committee has had some outstanding programs accomplished under the leadership of Ms. Price and the dedicated Committee members. CRESC collaborates with the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, The South Central Workforce Investment Board, the Pennsylvania Board of Probation & Parole Harrisburg District Office, Citizens Advisory Committee to facilitate Employer breakfasts and Job Fairs The goal of the committee is to bring awareness to the many benefits employers receive when they hire an ex-offender. Benefits such as: --Tax Credits (WOTC) --Federal Bonding Program --OJT Reimbursement dollars --A Dedicated Employee --Third Party Accountability WILL YOU JOIN US? CRESC continually positions itself to be the leader in facilitating reentry of ex-offenders into our communities. We want to see every returning citizen be positive and productive in all they set their hearts to accomplish. Please consider joining and supporting us in this effort. As recidivism is reduced, everyone benefits!