Straight Talk’s Services2020-06-09T23:56:02+05:30

Here is an overview of the services that we offer at Straight Talk to help the reentry process:

Transitional Housing

         We have a transitional housing program from men who are released from prison to provide these men with support throughout their transition. For more information click here.

Support Groups 

come in pieces, leave in peace…

               Straight Talk holds Support meetings for those whose loved ones are incarcerated every other week. For some of these meetings Straight Talk brings guest speakers including: therapists, lawyers, case managers, and advocates. These meetings are every other Tuesday. Straight Talk Support Group meets in Durham, NC on a biweekly basis throughout most of the year. If you live in the Durham area and would like to learn more about joining Straight Talk or find out when the next meeting is, please call (919) 599-5125, OR (984) 219-1001 or use the contact form at the bottom of the Connect With Us Page. You may also email us at Check our calendar for when the next is!



24/7 Crisis Hotline

            The crisis line is alway available for anyone who has been affected by the criminal justice system seeking support, information, and hope. The crisis line also provides resources for coping and navigating the Corrections System.


RideShare Program

             STSG offers a RideShare Program to help provide rides or gas money so families can visit their incarcerated loved ones. if you know you are unable to visit your loved one by yourself and are a member of STSG, please call the crisis line or email to get your request approved. This is available only for STSG Members. If you would like to become a member please fill out our contact box on our Connect with Us page.

Resource Center

Through our Resource Center we present workshops, seminars, online information and referrals needed to navigate the corrections system. The Resource Center also offers professional speakers deliver keynote addresses and presentations about the social, mental and economic effects incarceration has on family and friends. Some past noted guest speakers were former NC State Senator Ellie Kinnard, ACLU Legal Director, Judge Chris Brooks, Dr. Anthony Smith, therapist, Mary Ward of the Dept. of Public Safety, Umar Muhammad of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice and Daniel Bowes of the NC Justice Center.