Pilot Program Aims To Ease Transition For Incarcerated Domestic Abuse Victims

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Reentry into society for incarcerated women who are also victims of domestic violence often presents a unique set of challenges. A new collaborative effort in Lexington and Louisville is looking to address those needs with volunteer coaches.

The Second Chance Reentry Coaching Project, organized with the help of the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association and several other organizations, aims to attract female volunteers to mentor and coach battered women adjusting to life after incarceration. LeTonia Jones with the KDVA says the job will require training and sensitivity. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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