Human Services

Positive Transitioning, Inc.

Working Together to Build a Positive Transition

Brice, OH

Mission

It is our Mission to provide returning citizens with the necessary, immediate and long term resources needed to successfully reintegrate back into the community. We will achieve this by providing resources for employment, housing, education, and life coaching, regardless of crime, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender, or ability to pay.

Ruling Year

2017

Executive Director

Porche Johnson

Main Address

P.O. Box 597

Brice, OH 43109 USA

Keywords

Reentry, Life Coaching, Workforce Development, Housing

EIN

82-1092882

 Number

3003072934

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

We aim to reduce recidivism and make our communities safe.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Life Coaching

Workforce Development

Housing

24 Hour Resource Listening Line

Where we work

Our Results

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Average number of service recipients per month

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

General/Unspecified

Related program

24 Hour Resource Listening Line

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

It is our vision to create a society in which returning citizens have a support system that will enable them to become successful and contributing members of society. We will achieve this by providing a wraparound of services and resources that are specialized to the returning citizen's unique needs. By providing this support and resources it is our vision that offenders will have the ability to successfully and safely reenter the community.

Provide a 24 hour resource/listening line where returning citizens can call a toll free number, chat live or video conference with a live life coach.

Provide a wrap around of services that includes employment, housing, education, family integration, community outreach, legal and fee assisting, health and wellness, and financial stability.

Partnership with organizations and individuals around the country to collaborate on ways to provide assistance to others especially those in rural areas.

Establish a positive lifestyle for returning citizens which includes exercise, nutrition, music therapy, and sponsorship.

We have established an online system to manage the volume of calls, chats and conferencing.

We have also established a network of volunteers.

We created an activity calendar where organizations and individuals can book activities where returning citizens can attend.

We established an online classroom where current incarcerated as well as returning citizens can complete our curriculum.

We are in the process of developing a radio station and Roku channel geared toward reducing recidivism.

Based on the number of individuals that graduate our program.

Based on the number of citizens that do not return to prison or jail.

We have completed our curriculum for returning citizens.

We are building our volunteer pool.

We have completed our volunteer training.

Continue to build our partnership database nationwide.

We currently have a magazine and newsletter for returning citizens.

How We Listen

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

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the feedback loop
check_box We shared information about our current feedback practices.
How is the organization collecting feedback?
We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), case management notes, community meetings/town halls.
How is the organization using feedback?
We use feedback to: to identify and remedy poor client service experiences, to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to inform the development of new programs/projects, to identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
We share feedback with: the people we serve, our staff, our board, our funders, our community partners.
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to: we don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback.

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Financials

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & 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 & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

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