The FOCUS Mission: FOCUS is a reentry mentoring program, proactive in its dedication to reduce recidivism and enhance community safety. It is committed to assisting the offenders enrolled in its program to first stabilize their lives on release from jail and then to help them achieve self-sufficiency. Once basic needs are secured, self-sufficiency is gained not only through exploring better job possibilities, establishing a long term home, finding additional opportunities for skill training/career, or identifying educational opportunities, but also through supporting better mental health, modeling and encouraging self-confidence, and providing ways and means to self empowerment.
What is Mentoring? A FOCUS mentor is 25 years of age or older and willing to provide guidance in life skills and decision making while holding a nonjudgmental perspective. The mentor is not a therapist or a clinician or even a problem solver; they are simply a positive relationship for the client. The mentor reflects … [Read More...]
FOCUS Reentry is reaching out to churches and people in the community as we expand our program. We have an increasing need for mentors as ex-offenders from Boulder County Jail seek support to get … [Read More...]