Programs and Services

ARRTA-Adressing Recidivism through the Arts

CANFP has partnered with two professional acting companies (Chi-Town Dreams and Dream reel films)    to teach the fundamentals of acting to returning citizens. 

 (6 weeks 2X weekly=12 Sessions) 

Benefits from participating in this program include: • We promote self-development and self-expression through Performing Arts. • Have good clean fun • Develop skills to help with daily stressors • Increase self esteem  • Identify and deal with emotions • Help them discover  hidden talent and potential (Participants of this program will put on a event to showcase their new talent)

Our Process

***We use a 3 step process to link our returning citizens to the services they need.   1.Screening   


3.Develop a Individual Recidivism prevention Plan" tailored to the RC 

Detailed action plan as to how they will go about successfully reentering into society and thus not return to a criminal lifestyle.

Workforce Development

  • • Workforce Development Services- Job Club Plus – Is an important part of our workforce development program; The purpose of Job Club Plus is to provide returning citizens who are unemployed and actively seeking employment with a place to network. They will program staff and other job seekers to share employment leads, job search tips, support, and experiences. The reentry specialist will help them develop skills to become interview ready and secure gainful employment within 3-90 days of program participation (Ongoing)                   

24/7 Dad

24/7 Dads (Fatherhood Program) - 24/7 Dad™ is a unique series of sessions designed to equip fathers with the self-awareness, compassion, and sense of responsibility that every good parent needs. It focuses on building the man first and the father second. It is designed for custodial and non-custodial fathers. At the end of this course, you will learn about the five characteristics a father must have to be a great dad twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.     Number of sessions= 

 (6 weeks 2X weekly=12 Sessions)     >    Self-awareness >    Caring for Self >    Fathering Skills >    Parenting Skills >    Relationship 

Resource center

The resource center is open to all registered clients by appointment.

  • Job leads
  • Computer access
  • Fax Resume
  • Speak with Mentor
  • Meet with Life coach
  • Referrals

Life Coaching & Mentoring

Program Includes extensive and  hands-on life coaching sessions throughout the course in order to ensure that you get a real life coaching environment and complete confidence to build your life

Help Our Cause

Your generous contribution and support of our programs will enable us to meet our goal of  reducing recicidivism and thus increasing public safety. We are a 501C3 organization and all donations are tax deductable

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