I was hungry and you fed me, I was thirsty 
and you gave me a drink, I was homeless 
and your gave me a room, I was shivering 
and you gave me clothes, I was sick 
and you stopped to visit, I was in prison 
and you came to me.
Matthew 25:35-36    MSG


Redirection NC provides housing and support services to formerly justice involved women in North Carolina, facilitating a successful transition to community life. This program is grounded in the belief that with the proper assistance, those returning to the community can overcome the many barriers to successful living that incarceration experience can create. As a community advocate, Redirection NC works to restore the civil rights of people with criminal records to housing, employment, public benefits, and the right to vote.


The Mission of Redirection-NC is to provide transitional housing and support services for women having justice involvement that presents a barrier affecting their ability to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency and economic independence in order to rejoin the community as productive members of society.


  • To provide a clean, safe, sober-living home environment.
  • To offer educational and skill-building opportunities to formerly incarcerated women.
  • To advocate for the rights of prisoners, returning citizens, and their families.


  • We believe all people should be treated with dignity and respect.
  • We believe that with community support, everyone can excel.
  • We believe in the power of mentoring to help people achieve their dreams.
  • We believe in empowerment through critical analysis of the world around us.