Resources: Criminal & Restorative Justice
Journey to New Life -- 3120 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64109, (816) 960-4808, www.journeytonewlife.org
Journey to New Life works to remove roadblocks to housing, employment, education, financial resources, family reunification, and so much more, and to restore opportunity to those re-entering life after prison.
Second Chance Risk Reduction Center -- 3100 Broadway, Suite 302, Kansas City, Missouri 64111,
(816) 231-0450, www.secondchance.org
The Second Chance Risk Reduction Center. a program of the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, was launched in August of 2010 as a result of the Second Chance Act of 2008.
The Greater Kansas City Reentry Team is comprised of over 100 local member organizations from the corrections community, behavioral health providers, educators, employment specialists and other community partners. They strive to share best practices for returning citizens to meet their needs for housing and employment options, treatment and other areas to assist them in becoming a part of the community.
The Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission is a non-profit citizen’s organization that benefits everyone in the metropolitan area, not just Kansas City. Their Board of Directors consists of volunteer business and civic leaders from the Kansas City metropolitan area with a common goal of fighting crime.