Osborne Association, Inc.

Osborne Association, Inc.

Bronx, NY 10455
Tax ID13-5563028

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The Osborne Association serves individuals, families, and communities affected by the criminal justice system. Through our programs, we offer opportunities for people to heal from and repair harm, restore their lives, and thrive. We challenge systems rooted in racism and retribution and fight for policies and practices that promote true safety, justice, and liberation.


Achieving economic independence, workforce development offers comprehensive workforce development and employment services to individuals with prior criminal justice involvement. This includes assessment, career and educational counseling, job readiness workshops, resume preparation, skills enhancement, assistance with job search and placement, social service referrals, and post-employment support. Career center provides men and women with criminal records with environmental and financial literacy education, and comprehensive career development, including soft skills and hard skills training that prepares them to enter and advance in sector-specific fields. We place participants in jobs that support their growth, their families, and the environment. We offer group and individual counseling to identify and address participants' needs, as well as offer referral services. Career coaches offer services that include family support, educational and vocational support, skill-building activities, goal-setting, and civic engagement to ultimately assist participants into achieving long-term economic independence. Training to work provides men and women on work release the opportunity to expand their education and increase their employment skills in today's fastest growing fields: construction, waste management, food service and other industries. Justice community supports court-involved young adults (ages 18-24) in reconnecting with their families and communities in order to turn toward success in life. The program includes environmental and financial literacy training, career coaching, individual counseling and group support, community benefit projects, employment counseling, job placement and educational support. Fatherhood initiative works with young adults who are fathers to improve their employability and to strengthen their emotional and material support for their children. Services include individual and family counseling, mediation, parenting skills training, job readiness training, basic literacy education, and employment counseling. Arches is a partnership with the NYC Department of Probation that works to reduce participant involvement with the criminal justice system. Arches provides critical positive intervention among youth on probation by providing support groups, assisting youth in identifying negative behaviors and maladaptive patterns of thinking, and providing mentors from the same communities and with similar experiences with the criminal justice system. NextSteps is a partnership with the NYC Department of Probation that is specifically focused on young people residing in or near NYCHA developments. NextSteps builds critical positive intervention among youth who may be exposed to negative behaviors and maladaptive patterns of thinking. The mentoring intervention provides mentors from the same communities to build positive pathways and reveal opportunities to participating youth. Queensboro reentry services provides a range of reentry services that are evidence-based and that addresses the specific needs of men returning to the community through workshops that cover reentry-related topics in the areas of healthy-living, employment, managing stress and expectations and family dynamics; family-focused discharge planning; health improvement services for people living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic health conditions; and, a CDC approved evidence-based intervention for men with histories of substance use disorder who are at risk for relapse and other negative health behaviors. Janitorial maintenance services offers training and employment in our custodial service business to formerly incarcerated individuals with disabilities and history of substance use disorder. The business cleans public facilities and businesses throughout New York City (for prevailing wages and benefits) and also teaches participants to use environmentally friendly materials when cleaning. Fresh start catering provides hot meals to local businesses, not-for-profits, and agencies. Fresh start catering offers training in food preparation, cooking, packaging, and delivery to formerly incarcerated individuals, providing the opportunity to transform their lives through culinary arts training leading to employment.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

According to the filing documents, the non-profit's mission is defined as “The osborne association offers opportunities for individuals who have been in conflict with the law to transform their lives through innovative, effective and replicable programs that serve the community by reducing crime and its human and economic costs. since 1931, we have offered opportunities for reform and rehabilitation through public education, advocacy, and alternatives to incarceration that respect the dignity of people and honor their capacity to change as they achieve self-sufficiency, adopt healthy lifestyles, enter the workforce, form and rebuild families, and rejoin their communities.”.

When referring to its tasks, they were referred to as: “The association's purpose is to provide services to defendants, incarcerated people, formerly incarcerated people and their families: to provide alternatives to incarceration; to provide job training and job placement; to provide reentry services to people leaving prison and jail; and to operate an ambulatory substance use disorder program that includes outpatient and aftercare service”.

  • The non-profit's state of operation has been legally reported as NY.
  • According to the latest filing, the non-profit's address in 2019 is 809 WESTCHESTER AVENUE, BRONX, NY, 10455.
  • The total number of employees reported by the non-profit on their form for 2019 is 302.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $602,528.
  • The organization has 20 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1933.
  • The organization pays $16,215,966 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $753,130 in fundraising expenses.

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