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Transitional Options For Women

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Homeless & Housing, Homeless Shelters

Mission: Provide services for the reclamation and reintegration of formerly encarcerated women back into society

Programs: Housing 70 tofw provides transitional housing for women released from prisons and jails in a house that will allow us to give women an opportunity to have a safe environment to begin a new start on their lives upon release

pre-release just started may 2018

after care 30 when we receive referrals from releasing agencies, we conduct interviews either in person or on the telephone to decide if the person is serious about our program requirments

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Rating: 5

This non profit was opened by a Female Navy Veteran. Dorothy Mae Owsley is the sole owner and founder of TOFW. Transitional Options for WoMEN is the only organization in the state of Virginia that provide pre-release training and mentoring for persons preparing for release from incarceration. Part of the pre-release program is preparing them to transitional back into society, homes, families, relationship(s) and work life. This organization partners with community based service providers to address the whole body, mind and soul needs of persons leaving incarceration. From emotional intelligence to reunification and housing the needs are great. As a non profit we have relied heavily on donations and most often more than 80% of the financial needs are met by this Disabled Female Veteran from her own retirement funds.

I have recently joined the team to coach, mentor and house and influence positive change for this targeted group of persons. Financial help is needed to continue to help these persons become contributing citizens.