Alcohol / Drug Website that provides information, tools and resources that make working a 12 Step Program as simple and straightforward as possible.

Al-Anon Mutual support group for family members of those abusing alcohol.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mutual support group; international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem.

Celebrate Recovery A Christ-centered recovery program.

Co-Anon Mutual support group for family members of those abusing cocaine and other mind-altering substances

Cocaine Anonymous A Fellowship of, by, and for addicts seeking recovery.

Codependents Anonymous Online support group; fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.

Crystal Meth Anonymous Fellowship of people for whom all drugs, specifically crystal meth, have become a problem. Find a local rehab center and access other addiction resources.

Marijuana Anonymous Fellowship of people who share with each other to solve a common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.

Nar-Anon Family Groups Mutual support group for family members of those with an addiction problem

Narcotics Anonymous Mutual support group

National Institute of Drug Abuse Drug information & facts; education materials

Overcomers Outreach International network of Christ-centered 12 Step support groups for those who suffer from the consequences of any addictive behavior. Provides information for those suffering with substance abuse and behavioral addictions and connects people with treatment programs.

Rethinking Drinking- Alcohol and Your Health For anyone who drinks, this site offers valuable, research-based information. What do you think about taking a look at your drinking habits and how they may affect your health? Rethinking Drinking can help you get started.

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.


Financial Aid / Scholarship

FAFSA Free application for federal student aid

Fastweb Your connection for scholarships, colleges, financial aid, and more.

SuperCollege Free database to search for scholarships, grants, and contests to help pay for college.

Free Online Courses

Excel Easy We offer a tutorial on how to use Excel. If you're an Excel beginner, this is the perfect place to start.




General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

DCS GED Prep Online GED test preparation services

GED Testing Service Tutorials for the GED Test

I-Pathways Online Curriculum to prepare for high school equivalency exam

Onsego GED Prep GED test preparation


Career Exploration, Training & Jobs



Careerwise 1- Minnesota State Website for Careers in State; 2- Information Regarding Jobs in Minnesota

Honest Jobs We help people impacted by the criminal justice system find employment fast at no cost.




USAJOBS: Veteran Jobs


Interviews & Job Skills Resume Assistance


Damn Good Resume

My Perfect Resume

Set up an Email Address

Google (gmail)



Birth Certificates

Vital Chek

Vital Records

Driver License / ID Passport

Passport USA

U.S. Department of State- Bureau of Consular

Social Security Card

Social Security Administration

Life Essentials

Government Assistance Programs & Agencies Access to government assistance programs U.S. government agency that provides tools and guidance to managing your money Apply for health insurance through the Marketplace Homelessness assistance

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Health Insurance



U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Other Assistance Programs & Agencies

Affordable Housing Online Nationwide search engine that allows people to search for affordable housing, the housing authority and voucher program wait list information for their local area.

Annual Credit Report Free copy of your credit report

EveryoneOn Free to low cost internet connection services Nationwide search engine to locate local food banks Nationwide search engine to assist in finding clinics that offer services to economically disadvantaged individuals for free or on a sliding scale based on income

Homeless Shelter Directory Nationwide directory to locate local homeless shelters and homeless service organizations.

Legal Aid Nationwide search engine to find free legal aid programs, information and forms for your state or territory Nationwide list of low income apartments and housing assistance organizations and programs.

Rent Assistance Nationwide directory of local rent assistance and affordable housing programs.

United Way Hotline to find local resources. Call 2-1-1 for support.

WhyHunger Refers people in need across the U.S. to food pantries, soup kitchens, and more.

Mental Health

Mental Health America Our programs and initiatives fulfill our mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. Learn more about our team and organization. Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information. Provides one-stop access to comprehensive mental health information. Comprehensive mental health and mental illness information.

NAMI: The National Alliance on Mental Illness

NIMH: National Institute on Mental Health

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Campaign to Change Direction

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

National Helplines

Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233

HIV info 1-800-HIV-0440 or 1-800-448-0440

National Alliance on Mental Illness 1-800-950-6264

National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-422-4453, Call or Text

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Helpline 1-800-662-HELP or 1-800-662-4357

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673

National STD Hotline 1-800-232-4636

Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Runaway Safeline 1-800-RUNAWAY or 1-800-786-2929

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK or 800-273-8255

Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860

United Way Call 2-1-1 hotline to find local resources.

Veterans Crisis Line Dial 988 then Press 1 or Text 838255

WhyHunger Hotline Call 1-800-5-HUNGRY, or text your zip code to 1-800-548-6479

Reentry Websites

Alabama Department of Corrections

Alaska Department of Corrections

Arizona Beyond the Gates

Arkansas Community Correction

California Insight Prison Project

Connecticut Network of Care Ex-offender Reentry Programs

Delaware Department of Labor

Exoffenders State by State Reentry Programs and Assistance

FairShake Reentry Resource Center

Florida Former Offender Re-Entry Programs and Resources

Georgia Department of Corrections

Hawaii Hope Services Hawaii

Idaho Corizon Health Reentry

Illinois Department of Employment Security Reentry Employment Service Program

Indiana Department of Corrections

Iowa InsideOut Reentry

Jobs for Felons Hub Reentry Programs

Kentucky Department of Corrections

Louisiana Louisiana Reentry Guide

Maine USPPS District of Maine

Maryland Maryland C.U.R.E.

Michigan Reentry Services

Minnesota Department of Corrections

Mississippi Reentry Guide

Missouri Corizon Health Reentry

New Hampshire Reentry Essentials

New Jersey Reentry Coalition

New Mexico Share New Mexico

New York The Fortune Society

North Carolina North Carolina Department of Public Safety

North Dakota Reentry Essentials

Ohio Reentry Resources

Oklahoma Transitional Services and Resources

Oregon Safety and Justice

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Rhode Island OpenDoors

South Dakota Lutheran Social Services South Dakota

Tennessee Corizon Health Reentry

The Lionheart Foundation State by State Reentry Programs

Vermont USPO District of Vermont

Virginia Virginia Cares

Washington Department of Corrections

Wyoming Department of Corrections

Wyoming Reentry Essentials


Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Disabled Veterans

Veteran Services

Affordable Care Act & Health Care Benefits

Benefits for Incarcerated Veterans

Disabled Veterans

Make the Connection

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Veteran Jobs

Veterans Crisis Line Dial 988 then Press 1 or Text 838255

4 and About Kids

Child Care

Head Start Program

Child Support Matters

Office of Child Support Enforcement

Social Security Administration

State Child Support Services

Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)


SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Kids with Incarcerated Parents

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Genesis 5020

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated