BATB PROGRAMS

Re-Entry Work Support

Being honest about your conviction

 and moving forward.

  • Helps with preparation for entrance back into workforce 
  • Teach proper interview skills 
  • Job preparation 
  • Resume Builder 
  • How to address the conviction and close the job.   

Tia's Closet/Dress for Success

Job interview is the opportunity to make a great 1st impression/How you look matters. 

  • Provide Interview attire for women. 
  • Assisting with shopping/obtaining appropriate clothes for work.
  • Teach the basis of what to wear when you interview  
  • What to wear & What not to wear 
  • Do’s and Don't on a job interview     

Prison Ministry

 Partnering with local churches.

  • Connect with local churches to provide assistance and outreach throughout the incarceration. 
  • Provide religious support while incarcerated 
  •  Upon release connect with church mentors and help with re-entry concerns     

Mentoring

Short-Term: 

  • Assist with short term goal and needs upon release 
  • Employment 
  • Housing/Transportation 
  • Re-Entry   

Long term: 

  • Map to Success 
  • Community Service    Entrepreneurship 
  • Financial Plan 
  • Home Ownership     

Outreach Programs

We provide support through volunteer services and support Groups: 

  • Adopt an inmate: Provides support by connecting inmates with a mentor to provide support throughout the incarceration 
  • Penpal program: Communication with inmates through correspondence and visitations.    
  • Special recognition: Birthdays, Mother Day, all celebrated holidays

How to locate an inmate: www.bop.gov      

Community Benefits Program

Close the gap and build Reform 

  • Connecting with appropriate resources and  organizations to assist with day one of release and beyond. 
  • Job Placement
  • Emotional and Psychological support  
  • Identifying Support System 
  • Provide tutoring, mentoring for students of incarcerated parents 
  • Identify risk, promote reform and reduce recidivism 
  • Promote Prevention-Education instead of incarceration    

Other Resources

Spirit of the Word Church https://sotwc.org  

Hope Covenant  House https://loavesandfishes.org 

Good Industries of the Southern Piedmont http://goodwillsp.org 

The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls: https://thecouncil.us 

Can-DO: https://candoclemency.com 

Families for Justice for Healing: https://justiceashealing.org 

The Ladies of Hope Ministries https://thelohm.org 

Mothers in Charge https://kidsofincarceratedmoms.com 

Miquelle West  Started a  Movement  for her Mother’s Freedom after 26 plus Years of  Federal Incarceration https://freemichellewest.com 

Women Over Incarcerated https://womenoverincarcerated.org