Are you NEW to the Community Room? If so, then it is VERY important that you read these "Important Considerations " which helps us understand what brought you to the Community Room and helps us to make appropriate referrals, or find resources that you may want.
If you have done that, then see the "Daily Life Information" that follows:
Over the years we have read hundreds of news accounts documenting what Former Sex Offenders (FSOs) face in their daily lives, and many of the stories are personal accounts of life as a FSO. A significant number of those news items are posted in our news blogs. Those stories held a wealth of information, and we learned from them. From them we identified FIVE CRITICAL daily needs of FSOs, and their families, they are:
1) Informational guides relevant to daily life, and resources to help with needs as well;
These are guides written by folks to help FSOs and their families with their daily life. Guides such as Housing and How to Become an Activist, etc. Resource and referral information. These are a focus of Phase-1 of the Community Room Goals.
Here are known support groups for families and spouses of FSOs, in the community or incarcerated:
Home Address Checks:The following is about general everyday interaction with the police, but there is one other special time explained here: "Home Address Checks." That is a very special time needing an in depth explanation. In addition, some of the following would also be relevant during home address checks and I'm sure folks will realize which ones. When interacting with the police, can you record what transpires? Before recording or taping what takes place between you and the police, see HERE and HERE. If you record something and there is a state law prohibiting it, you may be charged with a crime. Rochester Woman Arrested After Videotaping Police From Her Own Front Yard
Finally, if there is another topic you feel should/could be addressed here, please let us know by e-mailing eAdvocate@gmail.com. For now, have a great day and a better tomorrow. eAdvocate (BACK to the Top Page)
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