Prince George’s County Holds Resource Fair for Returning Residents

On Wednesday, October 13th, the Prince George’s County Bridge Center at Adam’s House hosted a resource fair for County residents, focusing on formerly incarcerated citizens, returning military veterans, and transitional-aged youth.

More than 50 public, private, nonprofit, and community-based organizations provided critical connections to support services and resources at the fair. Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks discussed the importance of the event in a press release:

“We are so Prince George’s Proud of the Bridge Center at Adam’s House and all of the many service providers who made today’s re-entry resource fair possible. As a County government, we value every member of our community, including our returning citizens. This resource fair reaffirms our commitment to ensuring all Prince Georgians have the resources and opportunities they need to build a brighter future.”

The resource fair was a partnership between the Bridge Center and the Prince George’s County Council Reentry Advisory Board, the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office, Employ Prince George’s, and the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections. The Bridge Center, itself, is an inter-agency collaboration between the County’s Health Department, Department of Corrections, Department of Social Services, Department of Family Services, and other community-based partners. It provides the following services and workshops:

  • Food Assistance
  • Job Search & Job Training
  • Military Service Benefits
  • GED Preparation
  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Veterans Claims Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Expungement Clinics
  • Anger Management Workshops

Read the full press release.