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Confirmed 501c3 Status for OBK

Confirmed 501c3 Status for OBK

OBK has been steadly moving forward since it's inception in October 2013 when it met with prison ministers, social service providers and volunteers to form a planning committee to establish a reenty home for returning citizens. In 2014 the OBK ...


Be a part of our non-for-profit 501(c)(3) mission by contributing your God-given resources toward making a difference in the lives of our brothers - those who have paid the price of their trespasses and who now need our help. Our Brothers ...
Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

Mission Our Brothers' Keepers of Southern Illinois is a Christian faith-based organization that is dedicated to the full integration of formerly incarcerated persons, “returning citizens”, into the St. Clair County, Illinois, community. Our Brothers' Keepers assists returning citizens in attaining ...


Keep up-to-date on all the exciting news we are generating 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. Read more ...
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Helpful Links

Illinois Prison Project

Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition

Catholic Mobilizing Network

Waysidecross Prison Ministry/

Catholic Conference of Illinois: Prison and Jail Ministry

Disciple Bible Outreach of IL

St. Leonard's Ministry

Southern Illinois District Prison Ministry

Dismas Ministry

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OBK Reentry Office:
614 N. 7th Street,
East St. Louis, IL

Office Phone: 618-271-7821

Agency Director:
Kirsten Marie Peterson

Program Director:
Mike Schuette

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