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Supportive housing for formerly incarcerated individuals

 

Located in the Bronx, Ignacio House is a house of studies for up to 24 formerly incarcerated individuals. It is the physical manifestation of the Thrive For Life community’s commitment to all people reentering the community from jail or prison. Hospitality, education, and job training are essential to adequately accompany formerly incarcerated individuals. 

Thrive for Life has strategically grounded Ignacio House programming on the successful 20-year history of the Cristo Rey Network’s secondary school paradigm, which combines an extraordinary education with corporate work experience.

Ignacio House is not a shelter.

It is a warm, inclusive, and diverse community of hospitality. All residents respect our home and assist in the upkeep and maintenance of the property.

The house will provide three interdependent services:

 

 
 
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HOUSING

Up to 24 individuals will receive supportive living services, life skills workshops, support groups, and mentoring

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TRANSITIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Residents will receive scholarships to local universities and colleges to ensure quality educational opportunities

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JOB WORKFORCE TRAINING

Local employers will provide workforce training and job opportunities