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Michael's Place is a voluntary, residential program for ex-offenders who are transitioning from jail or prison to independent living. The program provides compassionate help encompassing residents' spiritual, physical, psychological and social well-being.

Although affiliated with the Catholic Church, Michael's Place, like all Society programs, is nonsectarian. It accepts men who are over twenty-one years of age regardless of race, color, or creed.

Michael's Place accepts men, who are homeless, willing to live by house rules, participate fully in a recovery program such as AA and/or NA and attend out patient therapy when needed. Expected stay is approximately six months.

When a resident graduates he will be employed full time, which gives him credibility and stability. He will also have a bank account including enough money to establish a place to live. He will have made arrangements for a healthy place to live. He will also have established a support system he can rely on for help when meeting the stresses that accompany independent living.

 

I am so grateful for Michael's Place. I never knew there was a place like this. Thanks to the generosity of individuals and the staff here, my life has changed so drastically I am amazed. They cared for me when I could not care for myself. 

                                                                                    ~ Michael's Place Resident