Friday, November 12, 2021, at 6 p.m. Lake County Jail Ministry is hosting a Connections for Hope dinner at Painesville Baptist Church, 140 Park Rd Ext. Painesville, Ohio. If you have been formerly incarcerated or are navigating the criminal justice system, or you have a family member who is, please join us for an evening of … Continue reading Come to Dinner; Get Connected
As with every organization, the Lake County Jail has had to adjust to the new realities of operating during a pandemic. Since March of 2020, jail staff have made significant changes to prevent contact and infections among incarcerated individuals. “After they first arrive, all inmates are quarantined for seven days, or fourteen if they are … Continue reading Jail Operations Change Due to Covid
It was a festive Sunday service at Leroy Community Chapel on July 25. And Lake County Jail Ministry is spreading good cheer after receiving over $1,900 in gifts to further its mission. "Chaplain Ken Hall and I shared the many ways God is working in the lives of those who are touched by the Jail … Continue reading Christmas in July!
The Lake County Jail Ministry has launched a new after-care initiative for formerly incarcerated individuals, their families, and those impacted by the criminal justice system. The goal of Connections for Hope is to offer loving acceptance, practical advice and helpful connections. Assistance comes in many forms, including resume writing, resources for addiction recovery/detox and hygiene … Continue reading Helping Former Inmates: Connections for Hope
Some form of community involvement is essential to improving outcomes for formerly incarcerated men and women, according to Lake County Sheriff Daniel Dunlap. He says the larger community, not just family, has a critical role to play in their future success or failure. This is why Sheriff Dunlap and his staff welcome more than 140 … Continue reading Sheriff Dunlap: Community Connections are Vital for Successful Reentry
Last month The Lake County Sheriff's Office released its 2018 annual report for the Lake County Adult Detention Facility. With a focus on Sheriff Dan Dunlap's stated goal "to return inmates back to society better than when they first came to our doors," the jail welcomed 160 volunteers to provide programs aimed at improving the … Continue reading Lake County Jail 2018 Annual Report
Your gift to the Lake County Jail Ministry brings hope to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals in many ways. Donations are used to purchase training and education materials, bibles and program fees. Lake County Jail Ministry is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our community. The DONATE button below is an easy way to … Continue reading Donate today
For several years Chaplain Kenneth Hall, a former state trooper, moved between the worlds of law enforcement and spiritual leadership. His experience has given him a unique perspective on the challenges facing people whose choices carry them from arrest to incarceration. He believes the path to restoration for the incarcerated begins with healthy relationships. “They … Continue reading Meet the Chaplain