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

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana
647 Main Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 308-0220

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