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Phone: 703-228-7030
1400 N Uhle St
Ste 704

Virginia 22201

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Direct beneficiaries per year: 2,300

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist with classes and tutoring in or out of the detention facility, employment training, become a life coach, and administrative support.

Geographic areas served: County of Arlington, Cities of Alexandria and Falls Church, Washington DC

Programs: OAR provides programs in the areas of: Community Service; Educational and Instructional Programming (pre & post-release); and Employment and Reentry Services (post-release). All of our programs aim to prepare offenders and ex-offenders to re-enter society as productive, educated and responsible members of society and to assist their families. OAR provides community service placement, educational and vocational courses, case management, referrals, and scholarships to offenders and ex-offenders.


OAR, a community-based restorative justice organization, blends compassion and accountability to assist offenders in leading productive and responsible lives, to the benefit of all.

Since July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009 OAR has served 1,393 clients through community service coordination, education services (281 clients), transportation assistance (505 tokens, metro cards, bus tickets), food assistance (108 clients), housing assistance (140 homeless clients), employment assistance (246 clients), and job placement (62 clients) among other services.

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I volunteer with OAR and it has been a great experience. OAR helps many people that are trying to get back into the community that have made mistakes in their lives. Everyone deserves a second chance and prisons do not help inmates get back into the community, they sometimes make prisoners even more... more »
I have been personally rewarded by working as a volunteer. I am impressed by the dedication and personal skills of all the team members I have worked with... more »
OAR has offered me the tremendous opportunity to give back to my community with visible results. Volunteering each week for several months, I have been able to actually see lives being turned around and feel a growing sense of hope where there once was none. Not only have they mastered their ... more »
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