Stop the Revolving Door
Program Goals & Funding
Employment & Training
Employment & Training
Stop the Revolving Door is a program designed to
reduce recidivism, improve employment rates, in-
Stop the Revolving
crease average earnings, and help offenders ages 18- Locations and Office Hours
29 years successfully transition from prison back into The Stop the Revolving Door Coordinator has regular
the community. Participants must have been released
within 60 days from a state or federal correctional
office hours at locations across the Denver metro and
Mesa County areas. Choose the location that is most
facility to be eligible. This program is based on vol- convenient for you.
untary participation, and provides a selection of par-
You may walk in or set up an appointment in advance
ticipating community-and faith-based organizations
by contacting: Karen Hoopes in the Denver metro
from which to choose.
area at 303-453-8648, email@example.com or in
The Stop the Revolving Door program is a collabora- Mesa County Kent Kroese at 970-248-7580,
tion between the Colorado Department of Labor, firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews are con-
Colorado Department of Corrections, and commu- ducted across the Denver Metro and Mesa County
nity- and faith-based service providers. areas. Timeframes may vary, so call ahead to ensure
Denver Metro Adams County One-Stop, 12200 N. Pecos St. West-
DenverWorks, Inc. minster, CO 80234
Broomfield One-Stop, 120th Ave. A-1, Broomfield, A choice based
employment & training
Concerned About You
The Road Called STRATE
The Empowerment Program, Inc. John Inman Work and Family Center, 877 Federal program for ex-
Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. offenders
MesaWorks 12200 Pecos St. Westminster,
Hilltop Community Resources
Grand Valley Catholic Outreach Phone: 303-453-8858
Eligibility How do I Apply?
Stop the Revolving Door
To participate in the Stop the Revolving To apply, you must first meet with the
Door Program, you must first be determined Service Coordinator who will determine
One of the most important factors for a suc- eligible. If you can answer yes to the fol- your eligibility and in-
cessful re-entry into the community after lowing questions, you may be form you about the wide
prison is having employment that will sustain eligible to receive services from range of employment,
Applying is Easy!
you throughout your transition. any of the service providers training, and other ser-
listed in this brochure. vices available through
For some, a partner-
participating service providers. Once you
ship with a commu- • Are you between the ages
select the best choice for you, the Service
nity- or faith-based of 18-29?
Coordinator will make a referral to the
Is it time for a new ap-
organization is a good
proach? • Have you been released from a state or service provider that you select.
federal correctional facility within the
nity- or faith-based During the interview, the Coordinator
last 60 days?
programs can often provide a sense of commu- will ask you a wide range of questions
nity and the support needed to make it through • Are you voluntarily seeking a faith- or that relate to anything from your criminal
the transition. Of course, you are free to community-based approach to employ- history to your interests and skills. To
choose the approach that works best for you. ment services that may have a spiritual best prepare for the interview, please
The Stop the Revolving Door program pro- requirement? bring the following: some form of ID,
vides an alternative for those who feel that a either a social security card, a state ID or
• Are you ready, willing, and able to
community- or faith-based program is the drivers license, a DOC ID or federal ID,
work with support and/or training?
most appropriate choice to meet their needs. If birth certificate or CICP card, your em-
you decide that a community- or faith based • Are you motivated to work? ployment history, your parole plan, and
approach is right for you, you can choose your parole officer’s contact information,
If you answered yes to all of the above
from among several service providers that your safety plan if you are a sex offender,
questions, you may be eligible to enroll in
offer a wide range of employment and training your resume and any certificates you
the Stop the Revolving Door program. To
services. Participating service providers are obtained while in prison.
make an appointment with the Service Coor-
listed on the back of this brochure. The Ser- Once you are determined eligible, the
dinator, contact Denver metro area: Karen
vice Coordinator can provide you detailed Coordinator will refer you to the service
Hoopes at 303-453-8674 or
information on the wide range of services email@example.com. In Mesa County, con- provider of your choice. The service pro-
available from each service provider. tact Kent Kroese at 970-248-7580 or vider will then meet with you to under-
firstname.lastname@example.org stand your needs.