“Being inmates, we feel that no one cares, but you proved us wrong! You have showed us so much love through the Sisters Helping Sisters program. I would recommend anyone to try the program.”—W.S.
Sisters Helping Sisters
Making the transition from prison to an independent, positive life is a challenge.
Amicus Sisters Helping Sisters is an innovative transitional program, which Female inmates at MCF-Shakopee who are nearing release have the opportunity to participate in.
Amicus office, 3041 4th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
Female inmates at MCF-Shakopee who are nearing release
Free of charge
How we help
Phase One: Personal Empowerment
A 12-week group with other female inmates that helps develop personal accountability, inner strength and gain personal empowerment through sharing and support.
Phase Two: Sisters Helping Sisters Connect
(preference given to Personal Empowerment graduates)
A 12-week group focusing on independent living skills as participants prepare for your transition, including:
- Employment Advantage training, which helps women overcome the stigma of a felony on their record so they can succeed in the mainstream job market
- Help in developing a goal and action plan
- Personal one on one support from Amicus staff and volunteers
of Sisters graduates have stayed out of prison and built new lives
- For more information, contact Kristina Tropple White
- Phone: 612-277-3008