Alcohol / Drug



12Step.org 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.


DRUG-REHABS.ORG Locate substance abuse treatment programs by state,


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


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.


Rehabs.com 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.

Education


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

Alison.com


Free-ed.net


GCF Learnfree.org


KhanAcademy


Udemy

General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Best GED GED test preparation


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

Identification


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

Benefits.gov Access to government assistance programs


Consumerfinance.gov U.S. government agency that provides tools and guidance to managing your money


Healthcare.gov Apply for health insurance through the Marketplace


HHS.gov Homelessness assistance


Lifeline Assistance Program Free cell phone service


LIHEAP Home energy assistance


SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program


TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families


WIC Program WIC stands for 'Women, Infants and Children'. It is the special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, commonly referred to as the WIC Program.

Health Insurance

HealthCare.gov


Medicaid


Medicare


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


FoodBanks.net Nationwide search engine to locate local food banks


FreeClinics.com 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


Partnership for Prescription Assistance Helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.


PublicHousing.com 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



MentalHealth.gov Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information.


MentalHealth.org Provides one-stop access to comprehensive mental health information.


MentalHelp.net 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



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


Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233


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


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


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


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 1-800-273-8255, press 1


WhyHunger Hotline 1-800-5-HUNGRY or 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


Colorado e-Colorado Reentry Support Services


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


Kansas Department of Corrections


Kentucky Department of Corrections


Louisiana Louisiana Reentry Guide


Maine USPPS District of Maine


Maryland Maryland C.U.R.E.


Massachusetts Coming Home Directory


Michigan Reentry Services


Minnesota Department of Corrections


Mississippi Reentry Guide


Missouri Corizon Health Reentry


Montana Department of Corrections


National Reentry Resource Center Reentry Services Directory


New Hampshire Reentry Essentials


New Jersey Reentry Coalition


New Mexico Share New Mexico


New York The Fortune Society


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 Carolina Reentry Resources


South Dakota Lutheran Social Services South Dakota


South Dakota Reentry Essentials


Tennessee Corizon Health Reentry


Texas Department of Criminal Justice


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

Transportation



Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)


Disabled Veterans

Veteran Services



Affordable Care Act & Health Care Benefits


Benefits for Incarcerated Veterans


Disabled Veterans


United Way


US Department of Veterans Affairs


Veteran Jobs


Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 press 1

4 and About Kids


Child Care

Head Start Program


Paying for Child Care U.S. Dept. Of Health & Human Services

Child Support Matters

Office of Child Support Enforcement


Social Security Administration


State Child Support Services

Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

HealthCare.gov


Medicaid.gov

Nutrition

WIC Program WIC stands for 'Women, Infants and Children'. It is the special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, commonly referred to as the WIC Program.

Kids with Incarcerated Parents

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America


Genesis 5020


Sesame Street


The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated


Youth.gov