For the past 27 years, Project COPE has been providing community re-entry support to selected ex-offenders through faith-based volunteer team partnerships and transitional housing. . . www.projcope.org
ARCHS has been awarded a $54,000 grant from Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis to provide culinary training to female ex-offenders.
Up to 15 adult women previously convicted of non-sex offenses and currently under state or federal supervision with probation and parole officers in St. Louis City or County will receive academic culinary training leading to "ServSafe" certification. . . www.stlarchs.org
Options for Justice is a nonprofit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities in St. Louis City who are at risk to become or who are involved with the criminal justice system. . . www.mrdd.org/optionsforjustice.html