OUR BROTHERS' KEEPERS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

Learn About Cooperative Reentry Services

Reentry Services for Returning Citizens is a multi-faceted program that supports people released from prison as they transition back into the community.

 

Learn About Cooperative Reentry Services

In the spirit of Restorative Justice we accept our Christian responsibility and proclaim we are our brothers’ keepers by helping people successfully reenter society.

Learn About Cooperative Reentry Services

A disturbing number of offenders return to prison after their release, with 48% of the adult inmates returning within three years.

Help Our Brothers' Keepers of Southern Illinois

Our Reentry Services for Returning Citizens needs your financial support and your support as a volunteer for OBK Reentry and Prison Ministry Programs in the Belleville Diocese.

OUR MISSION

Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois (OBK) is an ecumenical faith-based organization dedicated to the full inclusion of former individuals in custody (returning citizens), into the St. Clair County, Illinois community.

Life Skills Class

This is a casual class led by returning citizens where they guide the conversation around matters such as forgiveness, faith, integrity and healing.

Job Skills Class

This is a basic job readiness class focusing on how to get a job in a field you like, how to keep that job, and how to move up the pay scale in that field.

Beginning to Heal

This is our casual trauma group facilitated by trained trauma therapists starting monthly in Jan. 2024.

Root Causes of Unemployment, Poverty and Incarceration

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Keep up-to-date on all the news we generate at Our Brothers’ Keepers of Southern Illinois. You can find articles on what’s new in the world of OBK, criminal justice, and our prison ministry.

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