As an ex-offender, you have to be aware that you are the one who has to constantly and consistently work towards reaffirming your seat at society’s table; regaining society’s trust again. Which, in reality, may not ever happen in the minds of some, but that should never, ever stop you… The Important thing is this: To be able at any moment, to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. Read more →
Read the NY State Parole Handbook, which answers most of the questions about how the system is supposed to work for you – from serving your sentence to restoration of your rights. Be informed and ready to support a positive change.
For family members, the NY State Dept of Correctional Services and the Division of Parole published “Coming Home” – A FAMILY’S GUIDE to REUNIFICATION”. This is a checklist of items to review prior to the time that your family member returns home.