Jennifer House
The New Neilsen House
The Nielsen House of the Past
Original Nielsen House
Frederick Douglass Apartments
Charlotte Square
Thurston Village
Voters Block
 

Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach is a nonprofit organization that empowers members of the Rochester, New York community to successfully re-enter after release from incarceration.

 

Our Impact

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75% of participants achieve educational and/or vocational advancement

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95% of direct care staff are SCPO alumni

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82% of participants move into permanent/ stable housing

 

SCPO is the only program in Monroe County offering residential wraparound support to individuals re-entering the community from institutions like jail, prison, and treatment centers. Since 1981, a robust network of peers and supporters has formed, providing an invaluable backbone to the suite of programs offered in our variety of residences.

 

Programs and Housing

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Family Reunification Program

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Womans Empowerment Program

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Intensive Vocational Program

 
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New Beginnings Program

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Transitional Housing

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Permanent Housing

 

The Re-Entry Journey

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Start:

Enter Jennifer House or Nielsen House

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First Step: Empowerment Program

  • Peer Support

  • Basic Living Skills

  • Trust Building

  • Trust & comfort established

  • Start economic goals

  • Housing & education/vocation options

  • The "how-to" of building the life you want

  • Options post Jennifer/Nielson House

  • Increased Independence

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Exit to New Beginnings Program or Economic Independence

  • For individuals that require intensive, continued, case-managed support after leaving transitional housing.

  • Assistance with networking & job readiness

  • Continued support after employment is attained

  • Strong network of employers & educational programs

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Economic Independence

  • Live in New Beginnings Housing or elsewhere in the community

  • All are always welcome to return to Jennifer House and Nielsen House

 
 

Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach earns a “Give with Confidence” 97/100 Rating From Charity Navigator

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