Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana is proud to offer
Caddo Correctional Center inmates the Adult Reentry Mentoring Initiative
Program (ARMI). This program matches volunteer mentors with
soon-to-be-released offenders to provide support and encouragement for a
Why Mentor an Ex-offender?
Each year Louisiana returns 15,000 adult ex-offenders to our
communities. These men need positive role models in their lives to break the
cycle of returning to prison as well as to protect our community!
You can make a difference in the lives of these men!
21 years of age or older
No criminal record of violence or sex offenses and if an ex-offender, all
conditions must be completed five years prior to application for mentorship.
Must attend one hour of orientation
Must attend five hours of initial training and then additional quarterly
Must be willing to undergo extensive multi-state criminal background, sex
offender and reference checks.
Must agree to meet with Partner (mentee) six hours per month for a period of
six months, beginning within 90 days before their release from Caddo
18 – 35 years of age
Charge is non-violent or non-sexual
Currently housed at Caddo Correctional Center
Planning to reside in Shreveport or Bossier City
For information please contact:
Cedric Lott, Master Mentor @ 318-629-5977
Carla Buntyn, Program Manager @ 318-629-5956