Caring for Ex-Offenders (CFEO) helps local churches to reduce crime by reintegrating ex-offenders into the community.
How can we reintegrate former prisoners into a society where many have always been marginalised?
CFEO equips churches, through training and monitorship, enabling them to provide support to ex-offenders and help them live transformed lives.
To support those coming out of Prison the CFEO network trains communities to be Caring For Ex-Offender Communities. These communities will meet someone coming out of prison at the gate and provide mentoring, friendship and practical support such as accommodation and help with job training and employment. The recidivism rate can be dramatically reduced when these basic needs are met.
To find out more visit www.wilberforcefoundation.org.au/get_involved_cfeo
“When I came out of prison someone met me. From being met at the gate and being driven to a house where I had a roof, food and clothes provided for me. I didn't have to steal for food. That’s a huge deal! All those things were done for me: helping with somewhere to live and also to find somewhere to work, but more so than that - helping me to find the direction. - Anonymous Ex-Offender
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