Offender Reintegration and Assistance Program

Contact Details
Primary Contact Gino Paonessa, Volunteer Counsellor; Phone: * (Cell) 905-650-7992; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Mailing Address PO Box 20012 
St Catharines, ON L2M 7W7
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) The program is established to assist prison inmates integrate into society upon their release from prison. To this extent, volunteers are available to meet with inmates in prison, either on the request of the prisoner or at the direction of other prison staff, to provide such counseling, direction and encouragement as will be helpful to them upon their release. Efforts are made to enable them to return to family living and develop a positive work ethic and personal attitudes and habits.  
Program is designed to assist in finding available community services, finding short term housing, finding temporary employment, arranging for transportation, developing responsible attitudes, establishing a support group, pastoral counseling and financial counseling. 
This program is run solely by volunteers and co-operates fully with all correctional centers and all other agencies.
Hours Call for information
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adult males
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical address
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations
Service Categories Ex-Offender Reentry Programs
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