Redemption Housing

Philadelphia, PA   |  https://redemptionhousing.org/

Mission

Redemption Housing is a transformational recovery organization that offers faith-based programming and community support to Philadelphians coming out of incarceration and homelessness, guiding them toward healthy and meaningful lives.

We seek to bring God's healing and restoration to those affected by incarceration and homelessness, holistically serving them as they transition back into the community, while providing a safe space where they can connect with social services, find meaningful employment, and locate long-term housing. Our vision is to be a network of recovery homes that provide safe, stable, structured, and sober living arrangements. Our residents will be proud of where they live, receive our ongoing support, and journey with each other into the care of the community.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Lori Banfield

Main address

P.O. Box 6326

Philadelphia, PA 19139 USA

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EIN

81-2811516

NTEE code info

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Transitional Care, Half-Way House for Offenders/Ex-Offenders (I31)

Christian (X20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

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Locust House

Locust House is a 4-bedroom, fully-furnished home in West Philadelphia, with the capacity to house a maximum of 3 residents. Through Locust House, Redemption Housing provides a home and supportive services to returning citizens who are in their “Next Level” of reentry. Given the stringent housing limitations placed on returning citizens in Philadelphia, many people with convictions have been rendered homeless. Residents of Locust House have been released within the past one to five years and have already developed a supportive foundation within their community.

Population(s) Served
Ex-offenders

Barnabas House will be our next recovery home, specifically designed for returning citizens. We believe that people have an inborn desire to connect with those around them and be a part of something greater than themselves, but returning citizens are often excluded from making these connections due to the mistakes of their past. Barnabas House will be their place of connection in the community.

Population(s) Served
Ex-offenders

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Philadelphia Reentry Coalition 2022

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

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Redemption Housing

Board of directors
as of 3/4/2022
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Board chair

Robert Kuehl

Nick Lordi

Scott Buchanan

Lori Banfield

Robert Kuehl

Tim Johnson

Robert Solomon

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/04/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/04/2022

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Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.