Returning Home Center
The Returning Home Center in Springdale Arkansas works with men and women who have a criminal history that is hindering the future they desire. At this location, we partner with Phoenix Recovery to best serve the 75 male residents who have been paroled from prison. Continue down our web page to get more details on the Center and the work that is being done there.
Community Alternative Program (CAP)
Community Alternative Program (CAP) offered by Returning Home, Inc. This is a transitional living program for individuals facing incarceration due to new charges and supervision infractions. The program provides safe and sober housing, food security,
hygiene kits, clothing, case management, mental health counseling, employment preparedness, financial education, medication management, addiction support, and recovery connection. The program is designed to reduce recidivism and help clients become self-sufficient and stable members of the community.
Unify the Family
Unify the Family is an event in partnership with the Northwest Arkansas Community Correction Center. This event provides Returning Home the honor to work with incarcerated mothers prior to their release. The event includes a motherhood workshop on a Friday and a Carnival on Saturday. Where they are released for the day to join their children and family members for a time of games, fellowship, worship, and a message of redemption in Christ.
Repairing lives and restoring families of Northwest Arkansas citizens who are imprisoned or who have been released.
Our goal is to increase access to the foundational needs of men and women coming from incarceration to Northwest Arkansas. Each of these items is key to a successful life but limited for those with a criminal record. We come alongside our clients to connect those in need to the services that will help them successfully transition back into society. Our focus is on stable housing, eliminating food insecurities, improving access to employment and increasing job retention, assisting in acquiring personal identification, increasing access to mental and physical wellness services, and reducing substance abuse dependencies.
Uniting with others in Christian love to meet the needs of imprisoned and returning men and women in Northwest Arkansas.
Improving the quality of life in Northwest Arkansas by helping break the cycle of imprisonment.
If you or a loved one is in need of assistance from Returning Home, please fill out the form below and we will get in contact with you.
About The Center
The Center was created to provide a space for nonprofits to come together under one roof to best serve clients.
703 N. Thompson Street
Springdale AR 72764
Mon-Fri: 8 am to 3 pm
Men and women in the NWA community needing services to assist in the area of reentry can schedule an appointment by calling 479-287-5870 or emailing us through the site.
Services We Provide
MEN'S TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Organizations We Work With
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered program that uses twelve steps to help members overcome their addictions.
A leading provider of sober and chem-free living environment for men recovering from alcohol abuse and substance addictions.
Real World Testimonial
I had reached my lowest point in November of 2015. I was doing things I would never have done before. I thought I had control over my addictions and could quit those bad habits at any time. I was homeless, using drugs, had felony charges plus a Failure to Appear.
The last straw was finding out I was pregnant. I wanted to get away from drugs and the lifestyle I had been living. I realized that I was in too deep and didn’t know how to get out of it all. I had given up too much due to my lifestyle. The first car that I completely paid for was gone. I lost friends and the trust of my family. Worst yet, I suffered a miscarriage and the custody of my two oldest daughters.
After being incarcerated four times, something had to change. The journey wasn’t easy or short. With the help, support, and love from numerous people and organizations, I now have so much.
My baby girl, Aaliyah, and I have a place to call home. I have a bigger and stronger support system, more independence and great self-confidence. I am beyond grateful and humbled at the help that has been offered and given.
Whether you want to donate time, resources or services, we'd love to hear from you. Returning Home relies on the support of our local community.
If you'd like to partner with us to help support our goal of repairing lives and restoring families, let us know what services or items you can provide and we will get in contact with you.
Support Our Cause
Returning Home is a donor-driven ministry. A non-profit 501C3 that relies on donations from individuals and organizations to provide services for the men and women in Northwest Arkansas.
Donate online by clicking the donate button or mail a check to Returning Home at: P.O. Box 188, Springdale AR 72765
Support Our Cause Option #2
We have a number of continual needs to directly support our clients and their desire to change their lives. The button below will take you to our Amazon.com nonprofit registry. On it are items like socks, underwear, toilet paper, and more. Once you purchase these items they are directly shipped to the Returning Home Center for our clients. What better stewardship than knowing exactly where your money is going. Please take the time to check out our items of need. Thanks.
Chief Executive Officer
Since 2008, his work in the area of prison ministry includes Reentry positions with both Prison Fellowship and Pathway to Freedom. He is a Charles Colson Scholarship recipient from Wheaton College and a graduate of the School for Correctional Ministries Reentry Leadership Credential Program.
In his current role, he oversees Returning Home a Pre- Adjudication and Reentry-focused community organization in Springdale Arkansas.
A former Executive Board Member of the Correctional Ministry and Chaplains Association, a Civic Board Member of the Northwest Arkansas Community Correction Center in Fayetteville, an Advisory Board Member of the Institute of Prison Ministry, and a chair of the Washington County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee.
Public Speaking: civic groups, churches, public discussion panel speaker, college, high schools, Warden Exchange Program. He married Kelly in 2008 and they have two boys Alex and Andrew.
Board of Directors
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Please keep us in prayer for our upcoming Unify the Family Event in December. We will be hosting incarcerated mothers, their children, and their families. Pray that the Lord uses this time to touch the heart of all those who attend.