raising voices, creating change, breaking the cycle
Justice and Recovery Advocates, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide support, education, programs and resources for children, families and loved ones of incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, or institutionalized individuals that suffer from mental health and substance use disorders. We provide a variety of services to both systems-involved individuals and their families/loved ones including re-entry services, wellness programs, support groups, and direct service.
We advocate and create awareness within the community and for leadership/officials on issues that affect families and loved ones of the confined that suffer from mental health and substance use disorders while reducing the stigma associated with these factors that led to incarceration and promoting solid resolutions.
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*Judicial Advocacy and Intervention
*Health and Wellness Programs
*Basic needs (health insurance, food assistance/TCA, cellphone, clothing, etc.)
*Peer Recovery Support
*Treatment, Substance Use Disorder, *Wellness Medical and Mental Health Services
*Employment and Transportation
*Harm Reduction Services
*Family Support Services
Current Outreach Locations
Current Program Focuses
*Mindfulness and Meditation
Did you know....more than 80,000 children in Maryland and approximately 5 million children in the United States have a parent who is incarcerated?
That equals millions of families destroyed by mass incarceration.