Local restaurant, The Patio, to host fundraiser
for Second Chance Youth Garden
The Patio on Goldfinch will host a delicious five-course meal with wine pairings on August 10, 2015 to benefit Second Chance’s Youth Garden. Second Chance is dedicated to creating opportunities for people to transform their own lives through programs that provide job readiness and life skills training, job placement, behavioral health and prisoner re-entry services, relapse prevention and sober-living housing. Click here for details.
Orange is the New Black: The Real Story with Piper Kerman
A Benefit for Second Chance
On October 17, Second Chance will host “Orange is the New Black: The Real Story with Piper Kerman” at Qualcomm Hall. Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will talk about her personal experiences while incarcerated, the failures of the current prison system and the solutions Second Chance provides to those who want to rebuild their lives. Seats are limited . Don’t miss out on this unique and inspiring event.
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Second Chance - Our Mission
Second Chance creates opportunities for people to transform their own lives by fostering behavioral changes that promote personal responsibility, healthy relationships and positive contributions to society. We accomplish this through programs that provide job readiness and life skills training, along with job placement, mental health and prisoner re-entry services, relapse prevention and sober-living housing for adults and youth in need.
Second Chance - Our Vision
Second Chance is the most effective solution for reducing recidivism, unemployment and homelessness, empowering our clients to make sustainable personal changes that positively impact society.
Clothing Donations - Please Read
We are temporarily suspending acceptance of men’s and women’s professional clothing due to space limitation. If you have a secure storage space you would like to offer to Second Chance for clothing storage, please contact Maureen at 619-234-8888.