There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise.
-W.E.B. Dubois
Healing doesn't mean the damage never existed, it means the damage no longer controls our lives.
-Ashkay Dubey
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-Eleanor Roosevelt
You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.
-Marianne Williamson

The Program "It's About Change", Inc. is an independent, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) agency, committed to providing resources and encouragement to ex-offenders who are reentering our community. Located at 1515 Derry Street in the heart of Harrisburg, Pa, we offer an array of high quality programs and services using evidence based strategies and an experienced staff. Women and men have access to our Reentry center from Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm for Day Programming. Resources are on hand to help those in need reestablish life after incarceration. Our Pre-Release services are offered at the Dauphin County Prison once a week. On Saturday mornings we hold Family Reunification sessions for women and their families. Learn more »

We believe in
strengthening families.

"It's About Change."


To serve and support individuals involved with the criminal justice system, primarily women and children, to prevent recidivism and promote productive crime free lives.


Long Road Back: Ex-Offenders' Struggle for Acceptance


Notice to Donors, Volunteers, Affiliate Service Providers and Community Supporters

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Promise Place Transitional Living Facility is no longer contracted with the Department of Corrections. In efforts to provide more comprehensive mental health and drug treatment for the women we serve, current residents are being moved to local AOD facilities, which are contracted to provide acute substance abuse and mental health care.

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