Santa Clara County: Organizations and Programs

For details on volunteer opportunities, see links to Volunteers Needed.

Organization Description Go to Their Web Page
Art & Spirit Ministry The Art & Spirit Prison Ministry began in 2011 with a vision and a handful of volunteers from Campbell United Methodist Church and has now expanded to volunteers from other churches. This program provides opportunities for inmates in Santa Clara County jails to connect with their Spirit through the creative arts. Training by CIC Ministries required. Based in Campbell, CA. Volunteers Needed Web Address
Correctional Institutions Chaplaincy The primary mission of CIC Ministries is to respond to the individual spiritual needs of detained youth and incarcerated adults in Santa Clara County, CA and present the good news of God’s love and forgiveness. As people respond to those messages of faith, they can experience lives of purpose and hope. Offices in Milpitas, CA. Volunteers Needed Web Address
Enneagram Prison Project The Enneagram Prison Project aims to teach the incarcerated to understand why we do what we do, using the Enneagram; transformation through self-awareness, self-compassion, and self-regulation. The Enneagram is an incisive self-awareness tool which identifies the unconscious cognitive, emotional, and behavioral strategies which underlie virtually everything we do. Services in San Francisco, Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.Offices in Los Gatos, CA. Web Address
Faith Reentry Collaborative – Reentry Services, Santa Clara County Offering hope, help and healing to those returning to the community from incarceration. Re-entry can be difficult but you don’t have to do it alone. Let Faith Re-Entry Collaborative help you make a successful transition! San José, CA. Web Address
Maranatha Christian Center – Prison and Jail Ministry MCC’s Jail & Prison Ministry is a team of men and women gathered by God for the purpose of sharing the gospel message of Jesus Christ to incarcerated men, women & children. Contact any of the Jail & Prison Ministry coordinators at MCC. Training by CIC Ministries required. Serves both Santa Clara County and San Quentin. Based in San Jose. Volunteers Needed Web Address
Record Clearance Project – San José State University – Justice Studies, and The Tower Foundation The Record Clearance Project (RCP) at San José State University assists low-income people with: Community education presentations regarding the expungement process; Reviewing individual rap sheets at Speed Screenings to advise them regarding “next steps” in the expungement process. The Tower Foundation is SJSU’s auxiliary organization. San José, CA. Web Address
Resource Center – Reentry Services, Santa Clara County The Reentry Resource Center offers services to formerly incarcerated Santa Clara County residents, supporting reentry efforts and building a safer community. Reduce recidivism by using evidence-based practices in implementing a seamless system of services, supports, and supervision. San José, CA. Web Address
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office – Custody Commissary System Commissary orders, deposits to inmates’ accounts Web Address
Stepping Stone Gathering Stepping Stone worship program in San Jose CA – creating community for those leaving custody. Celebrating reentry and recovery. A program of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (Saratoga) and Grace Baptist Church (San Jose). Web Address

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