What We Do
A Strong Partner By Your Side.
Are you re-entering society from prison or jail? You need help! Thomas Ridley’s 1 Like me re-entry assistance, and partner Second Chance Re-Entry Assistance Program (SCRAP) are THE HELP YOU NEED!
Our Upcoming Events and Resource Information.
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“Who knows better what it takes to have a successful reentry, better than someone who has made a successful reentry?”
Hence the name: “…1 Like Me. “
– Listen to our founder Thomas Ridley as he shares some his story.
With Your Help, We are Making The World a Better Place
Thomas Ridley’s 1 Like Me is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing reentry services to those returning to communities in central Indiana from jail or prison. Focusing on employment, life skills, and removing civil legal barriers, 1 Like Me’s mission is to reduce recidivism through supportive services and encourage desistance with opportunities. Founded by a returning citizen, Thomas Ridley, 1 Like Me aims to instill a real sense of hope to those returning home.
Fees/Fines Waived since 2019
People provided with re-entry help since 2019
Our Partners &
- Marion County Prosecutor’s Office
- Office of Public Health & Safety
- Brightwood Community Center
- Brookside Community Church
- Keys 2 Work
- The Indianapolis Foundation
- Goodwill Commercial Services
- Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
- GLICK Philanthropies
- FostheKidz Families
- Resources in the Park
- MLT Outreach
- Marion County Reentry Coalition
- MLK Center
- Reliable Staffing
- Volunteers of America
- Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic
Blogs And Insights
RAP3 JOB READINESS EVENT11am-5pmSign Up for this Event!The Job Readiness Program aims to provide resume-building, practice interview questions, job search, and application completion assistance to at least 25 justice-involved individuals. Only the first 25 people are...
We are proud to announce that Hope Hustler Outreach is now open for business. Our goal is to provide legal assistance to individuals living in Marion County facing driver's license suspensions and in need of expungement services. We will be having scheduled events...