Voices of Hope Update- Crystal C.

Founded in March 1999, Operation New Hope is celebrating our 25th anniversary this year, commemorating our legacy of transformative impact on the people and communities we serve. To mark this momentous occasion, we reached out to some of our former clients to see how they are doing now. Years after returning home, they are still […]

ONH Earns 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency

We’re proud to report that we have earned Candid’s Highest Seal of Transparency! The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by Candid, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress we are making toward our mission, we’re helping our donors and community stakeholders directly […]

Ready4Release Now Available at Clay County Jail

In partnership with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Operation New Hope is pleased to announce that we will now be offering our Ready4Release Career Development Reentry Training program to people prior to release from the Clay County Jail. Our experienced team of reentry professionals will provide Employability Skills Training and individualized Case Management to people […]

3rd Annual Mulligans For Hope Highlights

Operation New Hope’s 3rd annual Mulligans for Hope Golf Tournament was a huge success! Over 100 golfers and volunteers enjoyed a beautiful day at Atlantic Beach Country Club while raising funds in support of second chances.  We extend our most sincere thanks to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) of Jacksonville for being the Title […]

Meet the Staff – RJ

https://youtu.be/gcHaqwvlcjM Meet one of our Pre-release Case Managers – Ryan “RJ” James    RJ joined Operation New Hope in 2021 to be a beacon of hope for those going through trauma so that they can overcome life’s challenges. Working in collaboration with the Department of Corrections, RJ and the Ready4Release team deliver pre-release services to 30+ facilities across Florida. […]

Ready4Work Graduates from St. Johns County Reentry Center

The St. Johns County Reentry Center is up and running, and we are thrilled to report that our partnership with the Sheriff’s Office is off to a fantastic start! Our team has been providing reentry support and training to people currently incarcerated at the St. Johns County Jail for several weeks now, and as evidenced […]

Celebrating Second Chance Month with Boeing

The White House proclaimed April 2023 Second Chance Month, reaffirming the importance of helping incarcerated individuals reenter society. Here at Operation New Hope, we are thrilled to celebrate Second Chances with our partners at Boeing. During our weekly Ready4Work graduation ceremony, Boeing awarded Operation New Hope with a $100,000 grant to provide more second chance […]

Ready4Work Now Available in St. Johns County’s Jail

Operation New Hope is pleased to announce that we will now be offering our nationally-recognized Ready4Work reentry training and support program to people prior to release from the St. Johns County Jail. This new and exciting partnership with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is made possible because of a generous ARPA grant from the United […]

Partnering with Project Opioid to Combat the Overdose Crisis in our Community

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Operation New Hope is excited to announce that we are partnering with Project Opioid JAX to help combat the overdose crisis in our community.  Every day, we see first hand how addiction negatively affects our clients, their families, our communities, and our economy.  So […]

Voices of Hope – Nadieal A.

I saw my father shoot and kill my mother when I was 8 years old. She died in my arms. I ended up pregnant at 16 and had a baby and was arrested at 17. I was sentenced to life in prison before becoming an adult. Certain experiences mark and change you for life. Prison […]

Voices of Hope – Michael J.

I was at the Columbia Work Camp serving my 6th year in prison when I hear about Operation New Hope. I wrote to get more information and was accepted into the Ready4Release program. It was such a relief to know that my housing was arranged prior to my release, so I knew I had somewhere […]

Voices of Hope – Jacqueline B.

I came out of a good family, but I took my own road. After spending 12 years in Federal prison, I got out and stayed clean and sober for 13 and half years. But I eventually went back to the same people, the same places, and the same things, and my life went back to […]

Voices of Hope – Benjamin B.

I spent 17 and 1/2 years in prison away from my home and daughter. When I was preparing for release, I saw a brochure explaining the Ready4Work reentry program. I had initially been planning to go back home to Bainbridge, Georgia, but thought I would take a chance and write to Operation New Hope to […]