Please allow 72 hours to receive an initial response on referral status. Please call 443-869-6997 to check program status. You are welcome to schedule a consultation call with NSNS leadership before submitting a program referral.
Yes, as part of your reentry intake process, NSNS leadership attend your scheduled court hearing in person or virtually. Prior to the hearing, we will work closely with your attorney and/or states attorney to provide testimony on the referral/ program status, overview of program services, outline of home plan, organization ability to execute court order and community supervision, required services, linkage to community partners, providing assisting to family and stability of housing and structure routine. We will include any additional feedback on growth and safety outcomes and recommendations from clinical providers.
If the courts grant relief and mandate direction, NSNS will coordinate with Department of Corrections Case mamagement and tarffic to schedule release date and location. Services would begin within 24 hours of release. Please use Acceptance Letter as summary of home plan.
All referrals submitted should have one of the following outlets within the next 6 months.
-Post Conviction/Sentence Modification
-Mandatory Release date
-Revised plea deal
If an inmate has parole hearing, within 6 months of the referral date, we will process the referral accordingly, (1) schedule an legal interview-DOC visit, (2) review institutional records, (3) speak with the family/case manager, (4) submit for payment (5) make recommendations of requesting a pre-conference hearing, (if applicable) and (6) submit an acceptance letter with matched reentry services directly to point of contact at Administrative Officer DPSCS Maryland Parole Commission via email for consideration. Follow up: If the individual is given a delayed release date, it must be within 10 months with access to all program services. If the individual is denied parole or has a hit 2 years or more. We would generate a denial letter he/she from our active roster as " not being eligible" for program services.
If you are in receipt of a contingent acceptance letter, this means NSNS is working on the next stage of the referral process scheduling an interview and waiting for DOC approval, reviewing requirement documents or waiting for payment.
If you are in receipt of an official acceptance letter, this means NSNS has approved your acceptance into the program, this acceptance letter will outline services, duration and requirements. This document will disseminate to DPSCS, Parole and Probation, Court, Legal and States atty.
We offer preventive and intervention services to youth and young adults, and this includes youth drive projects/activities, youth committees and employment opportunities. We are partnered with community lead agencies and provide contractual services to Baltimore city schools system as onsite mentors. See Youth Empowerment Page for more details.
Yes. Send your inquiry or request an application & time and attendance tracking log via email to Ronda Cox, at email@example.com.
Youth must be 14 years of age or older. Must have transportation. A certificate of completion / progress Letter will be provided upon request.
NSNS has its very own health educator. There is an array healthcare coordination services and resources need for returning citizen. NSNS works with a community health worker, from the Returning Citizens Community Connections and HealthCare Access MD to initiate the process of medical insurance for eligible inmates and upon released assist with applications to Maryland Health Connections. See monthly calendar for health activities or social media podcasts.
Yes, NSNS enters the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women to instruct career readiness, health education and reentry programming. We link community resources for all women released within the next 6 months. All referrals are same processed in the same manner. NSNS aim to serve 40 women each fiscal year.
You must be a United States citizen or have valid citizenship documents. You must have a release date, parole or sentence modification hearing with in 6months. All referrals must be submitted by authorized personnel.
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No Struggle No Success, Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, the appointment to and termination from its Board of Directors, hiring and firing of staff or contractors, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and providing of services.
NSNS reserved the right to refused services to anyone. A denial letter will be generated an explanation of denied services. You can reapply at any time if your circumstances have changed. This excludes conflict of interest, infraction history. * See Factsheet under program forms
No there are no fees to receive program services. However, there are reentry services fee ranging from to $250.00-$700.00. Certain restrictions apply.
Reentry Intake Fee payment is due regardless of if the individual is accepted or denied program services.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Upon acceptance into the program all services and resources are free. These prices are subject to change without notice.
Yes, we have entered nearly every DOC facility since October 2021. NSNS program staff will conduct a 45- 1 hour intake interview to make the final decision of acceptance when responding to a referral. NSNS participates in DPSCS monthly or quarterly events to assist those preparing for release offering housing, career readiness, mental health and substance abuse a character development reentry tool to incorporate in individualized home plan. We work closely with private attorneys, Public Defender, and professors/law students to properly prepare for legal hearings.
During (referral process) the intake interview, No Struggle No Success, Inc (NSNS) confirms an individual needs and specific housing support, this includes access to other housing resources, this then personalizing his home plan. NSNS offers transitional & independent living housing placement and access to homeownership programs to all actively enrolled participants.
NSNS is excited when program participants gain successfully employment. The goal is to be "alive and free," obtaining employment is a vital step in the process, we follow an individual acceptance letter, we honor for the entire duration 6, 9, 12, or 18 months of programming services listed. A participant will be dismissed from the program under the following conditions violates code of conduct, no valid citizenship records, unresolved detainers across state lines, sexual offense charges, not engage with program services longer than 30 days, No-show/No call, or reoffends/reincarceration. Program services are FREE.
NSNS serves statewide. The individual must be a Maryland resident, with priority on Baltimore City.
Youth and young adults ages 11-24, must be residing in Baltimore city or Baltimore County.
Adults ages 21-65 are welcome. If individual is older than age 65, referral will be screened to ensure adequate services are aligned.
If an Individual is age is over 65, we will review all records and carefully make a decision on how to best provide adequate services.
NSNS has agreed to only accept 10 sex offenders into our program if they have exhibit of decrease behavior and have received a full evaluation with low risk assessment and recommendations by a clinical psychologist. This adjustment became in effect September 15, 2022, NSNS will no longer accept new incoming referrals of individuals who were charged and convicted of sex offense charge(s).
We recommend the following community agencies Groundwork Behavorial Services at 443) 575-6626 OR Hope Haven at (443) 377-9660 as an alternative option.
1. DOC Case Manager/Social worker/Atty/CP did not referral. No direct inmate referrals accepted.
2. No scheduled sentencing modification hearing within 6 months
2. No release date within the next 6 months with calendar year.
3. Decline to comply with program requirements and expectations
4. Decline participation in program activities within DOC
5. Convicted or pending sexual offense charge(s).
6. No valid U.S citizenship/immigration status or multiple charges across state lines.
7. Unable to provide program services due to age, offense or home detention program restrictions.
8. Violated code of conduct with NSNS program staff or community partners
9. Decline signature of program forms, or incomplete referral form.
10. Unfavorable Infraction History or not releasing violent and negative Gang/Group association
11. Incomplete referral form and supporting documentation.
For your protection, we do not allow 3way calls.
If you wish to discuss your reentry home plan/status of your case, please connect with attorney, case manager, social worker, and/or add one authorize person * see referral form or write a letter to our office. If you call our office or leadership line you will be reminded of our policy and the caller will drop from the line. We do not want to cause any inconvenience to your case.
Making a clear path of transitioning home. Any individual who is currently serving time MUST have an anticipated release date, judiciary hearing (8-505/07, post conviction, parole, JRA act file motion within six (6) months to receive NSNS services. All documentation will be reviewed and coordinated via legal representation, Department of Corrections case manager, commissioners, reentry navigator(s) authorized family/friend appointed. We appear in court, we generate sustainable home plans:
Letters of Support, Family Support, Community Support while aligning pertinent resources to present sound reasoning when acclimating home from prison. * This includes mental health services.
The promotion of health behavior change by utilizing a comprehensive nutrition education, and overweight/obese workshops and assessments for individual and group sessions that focus on substance use disorders; addiction and treatment; and the ways that adults, children and adolescents struggle with these disorders. In addition, explore the family dynamics of addiction, as well as the methods that may halt destructive behavior and prevent relapse. * This includes community onsite or offsite resources with healthcare facilities.
We organize and confidentially schedule a review of required documents to obtain valid identification, Birth Certificate, Medical insurance and Social Security Card.
Our computer lab is open (by appointment only) to apply online for Department of Human Services and Social Security benefits: unemployment, TCA, food stamps, child support, disability, and medical benefits. We have a direct outreach coordinate to assist with insurance blocks, emergency assistance, lost EBT card, and other unrelated services.
GED and Highschool Diploma Program Services.
These classes help students who do not have their high school diploma improve their basic adult education skills – reading, writing and math – that are needed to prepare for and successfully pass the GED exam and earn their high school diploma.
Youth can attend Words Matter & Financial Literacy courses with community partner. Also 1:1 sessions for grade improvement, test prep and more.
Raising the level of skill, knowledge, and versatility to increase and sharpen the job performance. The training refers to the process of increasing the knowledge, skill, attitude, abilities, aptitude, to attract potentials employers. The training ensures better performance of the job.
Grooming and community closet is ready to be used.
Placement of housing needs, transitional, shelters, halfway housing, kinder and rental and homebuying housing, all to avoid homelessness.
Emergency Hardship Grant Assistance available for security deposits, evictions and emergency medication management. *restrictions apply
The curriculum covers three core personal financial management topics use educational materials developed by experts in personal finance. The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave (Proverbs 22:7) The financial well-being and are impacted externally by basic education as well as regulation, policy and protection.
Here are our program forms in PDF format, complete in its entirety and return to our office. 2023 there will be further revisions coming.
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NSNS takes pride in delivering exceptional services, we are contributing to public safety & community healing. We are currently waitlisting referrals, please follow the normal process of submission. If your court date or parole hearing is within the month of May 2023, please email: email@example.com, for further assistance.