News & Events:

  • On June 9, 2016, Project New Start celebrated the graduation of participants completing the April - June session of our New Start reentry program. The graduates were honored by the attendance and support of Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn; Alan Grinstead, Chief of the Bureau of Community Corrections; Michael Cocuzza, Deputy Warden of the Plummer Community Corrections Center; representatives of the Delaware Department of Correction and US Federal Probation Offices; Delaware Office of the Public Defender; Superior Court; employer partners; program funders; community partners; past graduates; family and friends. Past graduates Quincey Thomas and Keith Streater attended to offer their support to the new graduates and share their experiences and paths to success following their graduations. As of June 30, three of the six graduates are employed; two have offers of employment; and one is actively participating in job search. Attorney General Denn shared his experience at graduation in an article in the June 26th edition of The News Journal:   










  • On June 12, 2015, in Delaware Governor Jack Markell’s Weekly Message, the Governor highlighted Project New Start among statewide efforts to connect ex-offenders with the services and support needed to obtain gainful employment. 













  • Cassandra Hopkins, New Start Program Facilitator, is featured in the 2015 – 2016 Winter Issue of WILMU, the official magazine of Wilmington University. Cassandra’s commitment to the mission of Project New Start, and the individuals we serve, is highlighted.












  • On December 10, 2015, Project New Start celebrated the graduation of participants completing the September - December 2015 session of our New Start program. The graduates were honored by the attendance and support of legislators, the judiciary, representatives from the Delaware Department of Correction and US Federal Probation Office, program funders, community partners, family and friends. Past graduates Brady Couch, Reggie Folks, and Keith Streater attended to offer their support to the new graduates and share their experiences and paths to success following their graduations.

Project New Start's Agency Code is 13081
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