Reentry center coming to Springdale

Posted: February 26, 2017 at 1:09 a.m.

Marty Housam (right), with Goodwill Industries, shows Saturday clothing available to men during an open house at the Northwest Arkansas Re-entry Coalition building in Springdale. The coalition helps recently released inmates transition back to a life outside of incarceration. Several agencies and groups are located in the building and ready to help.

Brian Stockslager first started using drugs as a teen. He battled a methamphetamine addiction for more than 20 years, finally breaking the cycle when he was 40.

Carla Jones (second from left), with The Choice Is Yours Ministries, talks with visitors Carrie Williams and Richard Short on Saturday during the open...

At a glance

The Returning Home Center opens Wednesday and plans to offer a multitude of services to former inmates trying to reintegrate into society. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Source: Staff report

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