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  • Voices for a Second Chance

    Voices for a Second Chance

    Voices for a Second Chance (VSC) (formally the Visitors’ Services Center), is an essential safety net for offenders and their families who are likely to be among the most marginalized members of our society.


  • WUSA 9 Covers VSC's 45th Anniversary Gala

    WUSA 9 Covers VSC's 45th Anniversary Gala

    Voices for a Second Chance celebrates 45 years of service to the D.C. community at its first Orange & Black Gala. WUSA 9's, Elizabeth Jia spoke with guest speaker and author of Orange is the New Black, Piper Kerman about the obstacles ex-offenders face when re-entering the community.


  • VSC Mentioned in Rolling Stone Magazine

    VSC Mentioned in Rolling Stone Magazine

    "At the fundraiser, for Voices for a Second Chance, an organization that supports people during and after their incarceration, she stands sure and sturdy in a sea-foam dress with back cutouts and killer heels. Every eye in the crowd is on her as she talks about the impossible odds stacked against the 700,000 people who are released from prison every year."


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Understanding reintegration from jail/prison can be overwhelming for many returning citizens, VSC is an expert in providing basic and profound transitional supports to returning citizens to ease their transition.  VSC is excited to announce  a new supportive service offering to returning citizens. Coming in September 2015, VSC will hold Reentry Support Groups. For more information on the group and how you may attend…click here




Billy Chandler is a big man with an even bigger heart, especially when it comes to people in trouble.  In his more than 3 decades with VSC, he has helped countless people who are incarcerated — and their families.

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