Baton Rouge Empowering Dads

Don’t Let Your Past Stand Between Your Future and Your Family

Through our Baton Rouge Empowering Dads Program (BRED), Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana offers effective, comprehensive, pre-release transitional services to young fathers at West and East Baton Rouge Parish jails.

Program Highlights

  • Case management
  • Mentoring
  • Job training
  • Employment assistance
  • Access to educational services and community resources, parenting education, family strengthening, marriage/relationship and financial management skills.

Who Should Apply?

BRED services are available to:

  • Young fathers, ages 25 years and under, referred by the Capitol Area Regional Reentry Center, mainly from East and West Baton Rouge Parish jails.
  • This is a pre-release curriculum for eligible individuals returning to high risk Greater Baton Rouge communities.

For More Information & Eligibility Requirements

Contact: Michelle Burks-Augustine, BRED Program Manager
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana
647 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
mburks-augustine@goodwillno.org
(225) 308-0220

BRED funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)- Office of Justice and Delinquency Prevention.