What is REAL Transition?
Transition is a way you can individually differentiate yourself from the 7,000 other inmates in the Utah corrections system and on the outside . This is done by participating with a group which can help you reflect, grow, change, and learn important information in areas that can prepare you for success in life and the important events you are facing. On day one you will be paired with a mentor and taught by someone who has overcome some of the obstacles you are facing. Teachers in REAL are called Peer Tutors. Many of our mentors have overcome addictions, and the cycle of incarceration. Classroom time is spent learning a new subject then working with your mentor.
The goal of Fresh Start is to be able to provide Resources to those participants who are attending REAL Transition.
How can Transition help me personally?
Transition can help you by providing useful information that if studied, applied, and implemented in your life, will aid you in your personal and physical transition towards real change. Aside from helping you transition to a better life outside incarceration, transition can help prepare you for any upcoming event you may be facing. Whether it be a board hearing, parole, employment, business advancement, education, family success, home ownership, housing, rehearing, termination, expiration, or redetermination, the transition program can better prepare you to present yourself as real, whole, and authentic.
Do you need to be a particular faith to participate?
No, everyone is welcome. This is a U.D.C. program. Though we meet at an LDS building for now, and there is a spiritual section covered, the topics are for everyone and all are welcomed. The individuals involved have a determination to find a better way of life and are eager for someone to guide them to the path they need to travel for their personal success.
Who is Transition for?
Transition is for anyone who has a board hearing or a rehearing in the future or has received a parole, termination, wishes to better their lives, or just cannot seem to progress after incarceration. Transition can also be valuable for those who will be eligible for a redetermination. REAL Transition is successful when entire families participate.
When should I get involved?
Transition can help anyone who is ready for change and ready to commit themselves to taking charge of their personal transition. If you are interested in making changes in your financial, emotional, social, spiritual, or physical future, the time to get involved is now. The sooner you get involved the greater the benefits you can create for yourself.
How do I get involved?
Come to a scheduled orientation to see if REAL Transition is a fit for the things you want to accomplish in your future. You owe it to yourself to see what benefits are available. Fresh Start Ventures provides this opportunity to anyone who is interested at no cost. You can participate as a mentor or student.
195 South 200 East, Provo, Utah
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM
What those involved are saying
about the REAL Transition program
How long does the Transition program last?
The time it takes to complete Transition
•25 weeks to complete Transition Discovery
•25 weeks to complete Daring Greatly
•25 weeks to complete Area workshops
To successfully complete Transition could take up to a year. A person could fast track the entire program in 25 weeks. Make sure to leave yourself enough time to take advantage of all the program has to offer. Your entire experience is taught by Peer Tutors. Mentors assist one on one with your success.