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Depaul USA’s newest addition ROOTS, in Greenwood, MS, is helping women who were recently incarcerated in MDOC to enter society again through transitional housing and supportive services.

Program Overview

ROOTS: Re-entry, Opportunity, Overcoming, Transformation, Success 

  • Housing
  • Pay first two months of probation fees
  • Case management 
  • Food stipends 
  • Financial and life skills workshops 
  • Clothing assistances 
  • Employment aid 

Program requirements

Meet with case manager regularly as scheduled 

Work minimum 20 hrs/week

Save 30% per pay period for future housing 

Program partnerships

Thank you to Greenwood Community Center for supporting ROOTS by providing food assistance and Converge for providing personal health supplies to each program.

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