The Boston Release Network (BRN) is dedicated to the successful reintegration into the community of released persons who have committed a sexual offense. BRN is also a resource for information to persons with sex offenses who face problems in their community primarily due to registration issues. Those concerns include housing, employment and compliance with statutory mandates of registration laws.
Charlie Card- A monthly “Charlie Card” is provided upon release.
Cost: $84.50 per client per month
Fund-A-Phone- An activated “smartphone” is provided to each returning citizen with BRN covering up to the first six (6) months of service. During this period, the client is encouraged to sign-up with other programs help continue to cover the $30 monthly service bill.
Cost: $190 – $240 per client
Compensated Education- Compensation is provided to clients who choose to attend approved reintegration classes provided by organizations with which BRN has developed a working partnership.
Release Pack- A secure, durable, waterproof backpack is provided upon release. Packs contain toiletries, undergarments, shower shoes, and a padlock.
Cost: $75 per client