Word of Hope has a strong mentoring component that will maintain regular contact with program participants, to assist with program retention. The mentoring program sessions are aimed to encourage positive thinking and behavior through self-examination, accountability and role modeling. mentors will support participants in maintaining a career path, family reunification and social skill development. the mentoring sessions are curriculum based and primarily focus on the 7 key areas in one’s life: Family, Community, Health, Personal Development, Financial, Social and Professional. Participants will identify with change and reduction of the recidivism rate.