"Rebuilding the Lives of the Wrongfully Convicted"

Exoneree Services

 

Exoneree Specific Programs:

Reentry Policy Council was established in 2001 by the Council of State Governments to assist state government officials grappling with the increasing number of people leaving prisons and jails to return to the communities they left behind.

California

FocuzUp is a nonprofit that engages in diverse partnerships to construct and implement restorative justice programming for those incacerated and model innovative reentry programming to address California's burgeoning prison system. 

Florida

ACCESS Florida Department of Children and Families offers food, medical assistance and cash to those who qualify.

The Innocence Project of Florida

Illinois

Life After Innocence at Loyola University advocates for innocent people adversely affected by the criminal justice system, helping them reenter society and enabling them to reclaim their rights as citizens, through individualized legal and support services and wider-reaching public policy initiatives. 

Louisiana

Resurection After Exoneration has created a comprehensive re-entry program for exonerees and other formerly incarcerated individuals, partnering with local businesses, nonprofits, professionals, and volunteers. In addition to providing multiple direct services, RAE also positions exonerees as advocates and voices for change in the criminal justice system.

New York

Innocence Project

New York State Defenders Association

Texas

The Exoneree Project at the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work offers social services to those in need.

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Exoneree Network is a conglomeration of attorneys, social workers, counselors, Innocence Project staff/students and  exonerees who have volunteered their time, money and other resources to provide support for those residents of Wisconsin who were wrongfully prosecuted or convicted of crimes they did not commit.

Alabama

LifeLink Center was created to help bring renewal and revititalization to the spirit of communities plagued by generations of despair and neglect. LifeLink's purpose is to be a catalyst for transformation in the communities that include our correctional system and our neighbors across town.

Florida

Crime Victims' Services through the Florida Attorney General

Florida Department of Health offers an alphebetized list of Florida social services

Illinois

Illinois Deaprtment of Healthcare and Family Services seeks to to empower Illinois residents to lead healthier and more independent lives by providing adequate access to healthcare coverage at a reasonable cost, and by establishing and enforcing child support obligations. We are proud to make a positive difference in the lives of Illinoisans.

Illinois Department of Human Services 

Texas

Crime Victims' Compensation through the Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides information on how to obtian social services.

Your Texas Benefits offers online access to Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) benefits including Medicaid, Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Children's Health Insurance, and nursing home care and other services for people who are elderly or have disabilities.

Finding Help In Texas is a search engine for local need-specific assistance

Texas Health Options provides access to affordable health insurance

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Health Services