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The design and delivery of programs and services are modeled on gender responsive evidenced-based best practices.

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Re-Entry Services

With over a century of experience of helping offenders re-enter the community, Volunteers of America is proud to provide an array of services for the communities we serve.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recognized the Look Up and Hope program created by Volunteers of America of Indiana because it has made a positive and significant difference for children of color with incarcerated mothers. Volunteers of America of Indiana has proven its leadership in the delivery of community corrections programs with its use of research-based best practices.

Look Up and Hope: Recognized as an Evidence-Based Best Practice by Annie E. Casey Kids Count Report.

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Wrap Around Services for the Incarcerated & Their Families

Programming is currently provided at Brandon Hall and Theodora House Indianapolis and at Hope Hall Evansville, Indiana.

Brandon Hall is a 180 bed residential re-entry center for previously incarcerated men. Residents are required to maintain employment and follow court orders/restrictions. They must also address applicable individual programming goals such as mental health and addiction treatment, anger management and life skills development. The facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  

Theodora House offers residential and non-residential services to women in transition from the criminal justice system and their families. Within the 112 bed residential component, clients are required to follow their individual program goals. These goals may include employment, education, mental health/addiction treatment and life skills development.  Non-residential services including aftercare and outpatient treatment are available.  The center uses a strength-based, client centered, and family focused intervention strategy for each woman and their family. Staff focus on their special needs and design gender responsive programs and services. Look Up & Hope provides family reunification programs for trauma recovery and aftercare.  The facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Hope Hall is a 100 bed residential reentry center for previously incarcerated men and women.  Residents are required to maintain employment and follow court orders/restrictions. They must also address applicable individual programming goals such as mental health and addiction treatment, educational needs and life skills development. The facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

NOTE:

It is the policy of Volunteers of America of Indiana (VOA) to provide a safe and secure environment for all staff, volunteers, contractors, visitors and residents and to maintain a program for the prevention of sexual conduct in any correctional facility operated by VOA.  Volunteers of America is committed to zero (0) tolerance for sexual conduct between staff, volunteers, contractors, visitors, or residents whether committed by staff, volunteers, contractors, visitors, or other residents.

Allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment that involve potential criminal behavior will be referred to the appropriate legal authority to conduct criminal investigations.

 Please report any allegations of sexual misconduct that may have occurred in a Volunteers of America of Indiana operated correctional facility to the Chief Operating Officer Shannon Schumacher at 317-686-9779 or by email at sschumacher@voain.org.