Re-Entry Program

St. Vincent de Paul’s Re-Entry Program is here to support our neighbors and families who have been impacted by the criminal justice system.


Who is eligible?

Any person and/or a family member who has been convicted of a crime and finds it difficult to move forward after conviction.


What services does the SVDP Re-Entry Program offer?

  • Vouchers for clothing, household items and furniture
  • Identification, including state IDs and birth certificates
  • Prescriptions through our Charitable Pharmacy for individuals without insurance or those who are under-insured
  • Transportation assistance (bus tickets) to and from new employment, social services and medical appointments
  • Access to our food pantry
  • Job readiness and placement
  • An ongoing support system
  • Financial literacy
  • Neighbors who meet guidelines may also apply for assistance for basic needs including but not limited to emergency rent/utility assistance

Program Updates

To learn more about the Re-entry Program or Working Better Together

Have you or a loved one been affected by the criminal justice system and now find it difficult to move ahead?

Contact Jaclyn Cales at 513-562-8841, ext. 851, or send an email to

Cincinnati-based agencies, businesses or other organizations that are interested in building a partnership with SVDP’s Re-entry program are encouraged to contact Jaclyn Cales at