Re-Entry

If you’re ready for a change, contact us.

Re-Entry is a program of the Joy Care Center. We are a safe, confidential program to help you stay sober, clean, positive, and successful by providing:
  • Jobs
  • Housing
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Transportation
  • Mentors
  • Accountability Partners
  • Classes and Meetings
  • Support Groups
  • Positive People and Places

Who We Are

Joy Care Center

Joy Care Center is a McLean County 501(C)(3) ministry founded in 1993 to assist those released from prison/jail into Bloomington-Normal by strengthening and improving spiritual and practical skills with the goal of seeing them become contributing members of their families, churches, and communities.

Jobs Partnership

Brought to Bloomington-Normal in 2010 by Joy Care Center. Provides Joy Care Center services that empower participants to improve personal and work place performance, change attitudes, and build a firm foundation for a positive, successful future.

How to Contact Us

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Joy Care Center
510 E Washington
Bloomington, IL 61701

Call

309-826-1715

Drop In

Monday 6pm, Wednesday 6pm
Room 107
510 E Washington
Bloomington IL

What Our Program Offers

Housing

  • Landlords with numerous properties
  • Rooms/efficiencies
  • 1,2,3,4 bedroom apartments
  • Duplexes and houses
  • Month-to-month and long-term rentals

Jobs

  • 75+ Employers that hire our students
  • New job leads and referrals weekly
  • Temp, day labor, and part time jobs
  • Job fairs quarterly
  • 90% of our students employed

Clothing

  • Free clothing bank
  • New and slightly used clothing
  • Casual, work, and dress clothes
  • Shoes, accessories

Food

  • Free food bank weekly
  • All types food and produce
  • Other area food banks

Mentors

  • Partners to hold you accountable
  • Role models to help you transition
  • Family type relationships help empower you to make progress

Transportation

  • Free clothing bank
  • New and slightly used clothing
  • Casual, work, and dress clothes
  • Shoes, accessories

Support Group & Services

Support Group
  • Wednesday 6-8pm
  • AA/NA meetings

Support Services

  • Network with other agencies and services as needed

Classes

  • Jobs Partnership
  • Celebrate Recovery
  • Every Monday 6-8pm
  • Other classes per your needs

Bible Study

  • Wednesday – 1pm 804 E. Market, Bloomington IL

What Are the Requirements?

  • 12 Week availability class attendance
  • Active participation in program
  • Daily contact with mentor
  • Compliance with parole, probation, court, and program directives
  • No dirty drops
  • If in D.O.C. Must be referred by staff
  • COST : FREE — NO COST!
jobs partnership serves the areas of Bloomington and Normal Illinois