The New Beginnings Mentoring Program is an employment preparation and mentorship program for individuals reintegrating into their communities, post-incarceration. This program is conducted every week within the DC Department of Corrections (DOC) and continues after release. It begins four to six months before release with a bio-psychosocial assessment and life-skills programming. The program provides concepts, basic principles, and the exploration of self-directed pathways that will aid in the successful recovery and reintegration process. In addition to the FSMP offered within DOC, the Hope Foundation provides additional programs that complement it with needed support, mentoring, and readiness for successful reintegration back into the community. This is an ongoing program that services up to 375 individuals per year. The program provides the following services both pre and post-release: 

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