Do you want HELP in FINDING and KEEPING a JOB?


Partners in Hope is a faith-based voluntary PRISONER REENTRY PROGRAM that seeks to develop faith, nurture hope, and model love... in life and work

Why Partners in Hope

  • Participants attend our two week pre-vocational workshop led by speakers from the law enforcement, faith, and business communities

  • Participants are matched to a mentor from these volunteer communities who meets with them on a weekly basis for the entire 18 months

  • A case manager works with each participant to assist with overcoming obstacles to employment


  • 21 or older

  • Formerly incarcerated

  • Strong desire to change

  • Commitment to work hard

  • Resident of the city of Milwaukee

  • Possess valid ID, Birth Certificate, and Social Security Card

  • 18-month commitment


Selection Process:

  • Complete the Participant Application (see below), save it to your computer, and then submit it to

  • Attend an informal interview (you will be contacted by a PIH representative)

  • Complete an assessment

  • Sign a letter of commitment

  • Receive approval by PIH staff

  • Complete Pre-vocational workshop



  • Weekly life skills training

  • Weekly contact with a personal mentor

  • Spiritual development

  • Designated Case Manager

  • Job readiness training

  • Connection to resources and employers

Dwight Johnson - Partners in Hope Case Manager



Participant Application