Riverside House | Riverside
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Riverside House exists to guide men and women convicted of crime into becoming productive citizens through a nondenominational, faith-based approach.


Our vision is that all individuals will lead positive and productive lives when given the opportunity to succeed.


Regardless of gender or culture, Riverside House seeks to change the lives of at-risk individuals through community and residential programs that emphasize personal accountability, family relationships, and spiritual growth. Our programs have had a 95% success rate in our over 40 years of hard work.


Investments in faith and community-based programs like Riverside House will reduce recidivism, increase public safety, and reduce the incarceration rate.


There are many ways to contribute to our cause if you want to help. Any support would be greatly appreciated. You can choose to make a donation of time or money, or get more involved and give of your talents or expertise! Donate now or visit our “Donate” tab for more information.

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Through Riverside House’s proven program success, those in desperate need become contributing members of society. In a 2005 study conducted by Riverside House, we found that during a typical year:


More than 325 Riverside House residents will join the work force.


Riverside House residents will pay 25% of their gross income, amounting to more than $300,000 in program fees to help offset program costs.


Riverside House residents will repay more than $85,000 in taxes to Miami Dade County.


To accomplish its vision and mission, Riverside House employs the following six values:


We believe in upholding the highest standard of moral and ethical behavior and require this attitude of excellence to be exemplified both professionally and personally


We believe in working together and sharing the responsibility of achieving the goal set forth.


We believe in the deep-rooted value that states, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”. We expect nothing less; we require nothing more.


We believe in exercising our faith and belief in God through prayer.


We embraced and support the rich difference of cultures displayed within our community and client population.


We believe in establishing an environment within our workplace and community that sets a moral example of servant leadership and partnership to improve the quality of life.


Our vision is that all individuals will lead positive and productive lives when given the opportunity to succeed.