“After being in the system for so long, I was no longer a number at Operation New Hope. Everyone here backs you up and looks for ways to help. It’s real love here.”
“I have responsibilities. I am helping others. I am setting new goals. It’s been such a long journey, and I never knew I’d make it this far, but now I know I’m gonna get so much father.”
In an effort to better serve our clients and community, Operation New Hope has initiated a Risk Assessment Project designed to assess individual’s risk of recidivism and develop rehabilitation plans specifically tailored to address relevant risk factors. Spearheading the initiative are our Clinical Services Director Gretchen Hamm and our Strategic Expansion Director Laureen Husband. We […]
Operation New Hope partnered again with Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition to deliver 6,000 masks to the Jacksonville Jail. Desmond Meade is the driving force behind Amendment 4, which restored the voting rights of people with prior felony convictions and was overwhelmingly supported by Florida voters, and has been delivering supplies to people affected […]
Latest News – June 2020 Operation New Hope is pleased to share our 2020 Annual Report highlighting our Vision for Hope. When we began working in the community 20 years ago to address the issues of poverty, crime, homelessness, and drug addiction, we never could have imagined that our organization would evolve into the national reentry […]
Operation New Hope is excited to announce the reopening of our Ready4Work program location in St. Augustine, Florida on June 29, 2020 to deliver reentry services to people returning from incarceration.
Operation New Hope’s Case Manager Ronnie Cage was onsite at Baker Correctional Institution to celebrate the graduates who successfully completed the InsideOut Dad program. While the class started in early January and was scheduled to end on March 25, 2020, COVID19 changed plans. Cage was happy to report that “The guys were really shocked to […]
“A heroin and meth addict since I was 12 years old, I was in and out of rehab and jail for years. I felt defeated and had accepted that I was going to be a lifelong addict. It wasn’t until I was arrested for a probation violation and facing 18 months of prison time that […]
Operation New Hope is excited to share our newest promotional advertisement which explains the many benefits of the Ready4Work reentry program. At Operation New Hope, we believe Second Chances Matter. That’s why for over 20 years, we have been helping clients get the skills they need to find living wage work so they can make […]
“They want to help me re-enter the world and live in a way that I’ve never lived before, I want to be successful, and I believe that with Operation New Hope, the sky’s the limit.”
Breaking the Cycle participants enjoyed a fun family day at the Jacksonville Zoo.
Reggie Fullwood, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, has joined our team as the Program Director for Operation New Hope’s nationally recognized Ready4Work Initiative. Reggie brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience having served in various leadership roles in the public, private and not for profit sectors. His leadership experience includes executive roles […]