Promise Place is a 24 hour, seven-day a week transitional living facility for women released after prison. Promise Place seeks to provide a safe environment that empowers women to begin again with supportive guidance.
With twenty beds, 24/7 staffing, and a unique system of
moderating the daily activities of residents, Promise Place offers
an essential point of contact prior to the journey home.
[Prison Rape Elimination Act]
The Department has a zero tolerance for institutional sexual abuse. Anyone who engages in, fails to report, or knowingly condones sexual harassment or sexual abuse of an inmate shall be subject to disciplinary action and may be subject to criminal prosecution.
Sexual Abuse includes: Sexual abuse is defined as any type of unwanted sexual contact. When sexual contact is accomplished through fear, threat or implied threat, it is considered sexual abuse. Staff on inmate sexual misconduct will not be tolerated. It is against state law for a staff member, contractor or volunteer, to engage in any type of sexual behavior with an inmate. Sexual Harassment includes: Repeated and unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or verbal comments, gestures, or actions of a derogatory or offensive sexual nature.
Methods for Inmates to Report Sexual Abuse or Sexual Harassment: