Each year more than 600,000 people are released from prison. The obstacles to successful reentry are daunting and a large proportion of inmates end up returning to prison although they were adamant that they would not be the ones to return. In recognition of the human and financial toll of recidivism, there is an interest among both community advocates and public officials in prisoner reentry initiatives. We will continue to update this page as we get more information.
Colleges and Companies who signed pledge to offer second chances
For additional re-entry documents click here and then select Category of Re-Entry
Updated Housing Directory for Returning Citizens
MCIW Women of Wisdom Provide Support
Baltimore Re-entry Resource Guide
Washington DC Re-entry Booklet
Preparing for Re-entry
Maryland Community Services Locator
Legal Services (Baltimore 410-685-0525
Locate local Department of Social Services
SAIL - web based screening for food stamps, temporary cash, medical assistance
ID Cards, Birth certificates, etc Maryland's One-Stop Career Center
Maryland Photo ID ($15) MVA - 1-800-950-1682
Check for lowest prescription prices in areaJobs in Metropolitan DC area
Jubilee - Help finding jobs in Metropolitan DC Area
United Way of Maryland - 24 hr confidential information and referral services in 150 languages. In Baltimore call 410-625-9409.
Maryland Money Helpline - Financial advice, Consumer Credit Counseling. 1-877-254-1097
Note: Some information in these pamphlets may no longer be current.