Project In-Reach Ministry
A faith-based prevention and early intervention mental health program for incarcerated individuals
About Project In-Reach Ministry
The Neighborhood House Association (NHA) Project In-Reach Ministry program is an outreach and engagement program designed to help incarcerated individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders prepare for re-entry in the community. The Project In-Reach Ministry program collaborates very closely with faith-based partners to offer clinical and faith-based services to all participants. Program goals include educating clients about mental health and substance use, exploring coping mechanisms, decreasing instances of relapse, diminishing the impact of untreated health, mental health and/or substance use issues, and reducing recidivism.
Project In-Reach Ministry also assists with the successful linkage to faith-based and other community resources and services pre and post release, helping guide the transition process and assisting in a positive new beginning.
- Pastoral counseling
- Pre and Post release care coordination and case management
- Group and individual counseling
- Linkages to treatment and community services, incl. faith-based resources
- Post-release transportation assistance
- Short-term transitional housing support
- Peer support
Referrals are only to be received from detention facility’s social workers, counselors, psychiatrists and case managers, as well as the San Diego County Probation Department.
The Project In-Reach Ministry program serves the following detention facilities:
- Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility
- George Bailey Detention Facility
- San Diego Central Jail
- Vista Detention Facility
- Facility 8
- East Mesa Detention Facility
- Other San Diego detention facilities as assigned
Services are provided at no cost to clients.
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.