The agencies that are using our LITE program can use this link for direct access. Move at the speed of LITE!

Our Mission

To disrupt the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their way to self-sufficiency.

Self-sufficiency is defined and measured by:


  • Rents own apartment
  • Pays monthly rent on time
  • Understands landlord/tenant laws
  • Is a cooperative neighbor
  • Maintains a clean & safe living environment


  • Has a bank account
  • Finds employment at a living wage
  • Is managing debt and understands credit
  • Has access to reliable transportation
  • Is paying personal bills and saving regularly


  • Accesses healthcare
  • Develops healthy lifestyle habits
  • High standard of self-care and personal hygiene
  • Develops constructive response to stress
  • Maintains sobriety


  • Knows how to access other support services
  • Has the ability to recover from setbacks
  • Has the ability to set personal goals
  • Is self-motivated
  • Is reconnected with family, if desired
  • Is undertaking further education, if desired

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