Step 1: Application
Ready to transform your life? Apply now for the RCA Reentry Mentorship Program! Obtain the application form from prisons, correctional facilities, community organizations, or our website. Your journey to empowerment begins here!
Step 2: Telephone Interviews
After applying, our dedicated RCA staff will conduct telephone interviews with each applicant. We want to understand your goals and challenges to create a personalized mentorship experience. Your success is our priority!
Step 3: Mentor-Mentee Pairing
Once assessments are complete, we'll carefully match you with a mentor who shares your experiences and interests. Together, you'll pave the way to a brighter future. Join us as we build impactful mentor-mentee relationships!
Step 4: Personalized Reentry Plan
With your mentor's guidance, develop a tailor-made reentry plan. Set achievable goals, identify resources, and conquer challenges. We believe in your potential to thrive!
Step 5: Skill Building & Resources
Gain access to educational resources, skill-building workshops, and job readiness training. Prepare yourself for success and embrace new opportunities!
Step 6: Support Network
Be part of a supportive community where you can share experiences and uplift each other. Our weekly group sessions will nurture camaraderie and long-lasting bonds. Together, we're stronger!
Step 7: Active Participation
Commitment is key to your growth! Engage in all program components, attend mentoring sessions, workshops, and events. Stay the course and watch your transformation unfold!
Step 8: Program Evaluation
Your journey matters! We continuously evaluate our program to ensure its effectiveness and impact on your life. Your feedback will guide us in making improvements that matter.
Step 9: Sustained Support
Beyond the program's conclusion, we'll remain by your side. Ongoing contact and access to resources will help you soar even higher!
Ready to embark on this transformative journey with us? Take the first step and apply now!
Join us in shaping a brighter future together. Your success is our mission!
Application Form - RCA Reentry Mentorship Program
Please fill out this application form to be considered for the RCA Reentry Mentorship Program. All information provided will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.
Date of Birth:
Incarceration Facility Name:
Expected Release Date:
Phone Number (Correctional Facility):
Phone Number (Alternate if available):
Briefly describe your reason for applying to the RCA Reentry Mentorship Program:
What are your goals and aspirations upon release?
What do you hope to achieve through the mentorship program?
Do you have any specific challenges you anticipate during reentry?
Skills and Interests:
What skills or interests do you have that you would like to develop or explore further?
Do you have any existing support systems (family, friends, etc.) to assist you during reentry?
Please provide the names and contact information of up to two references who can speak about your character and potential for reintegration.
Is there any other information you would like us to consider during the application process?
By submitting this application, you confirm that all the information provided is accurate and complete to the best of your knowledge.
Signature: ____________________________ Date: ________________________
Please submit this completed form to the Returning Citizens Association (RCA) via mail or email at the addresses provided on the RCA website.
Returning Citizens Association
490 Lake Park Ave #10552
Oakland, CA 94610