Testimony: Before the CT State Legislature Public Health Committee Relating to Opioid Use Disorder, March 16, 2018

Testimony in Support of S.B. No. 172 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. Senator Gerratana, Senator Somers, Representative Steinberg and distinguished members of the Public Health Committee. My name is Jeff Grant and I am Executive Director of Family ReEntry, a criminal justice nonprofit with offices and … Read more

The Redemption of Jeff Grant

Reprinted from Greenwich Magazine, March 2018 issue THE LAST BAD DECISION SLIPPED OUT OF HIM AS EASILY AS WATER OVER A FALLS. He’d filled out the paperwork demonstrating that his law firm, Jeffrey D. Grant & Associates, had suffered economic hardship in the wake of 9/11, embellishing only a little to buttress his claim. In … Read more

Greenwich Resident Don Young Elected to Family ReEntry Board

Bridgeport, CT – (January 8, 2018) – Family ReEntry, a nonprofit leader that assists individuals and families affected by the criminal justice system, today announced the appointment of Don Young to its Board of Directors. “As the new Board Chair, I can’t think of a better holiday gift than to welcome Don Young onto our … Read more

Business Insider: This is what it’s like when the 1% go to jail, according to a couple that ministers to their families, by Rachael Levy

Shame. Ostracism. A shift to food stamps. This is a harsh reality for the families of white-collar criminals — hedge fund managers convicted of insider trading, or bankers nabbed for embezzlement. Sure, these are some of the world’s most privileged people, and incarceration certainly ruins lives across the economic spectrum. So these “one-percenters” garner no … Read more

P.R.I.D.E. Entrepreneurial Program in Connecticut

A course filled with information on how to go into business. It is exclusively for inmates, released inmates & people with a criminal background.  It covers all areas such as Banking, Law, Insurance, Accounting, Marketing , Sales, Life Lessons, Business Plan, Positive Mental Attitude & more.  What makes it unique is that it is 60% … Read more

Emily Hart Elected to the Board of Directors of Family ReEntry

Emily Hart recently expanded her involvement with the non-profit community from New York to Connecticut when she joined the Board of Directors in September 2016. Previously, Emily worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor in New York providing counseling services for prevention, alternative to incarceration, and parole and probation treatment mandates. After receiving her LMSW from … Read more