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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.


  • Our mission

    Our mission

    We keep the incarcerated connected to their families and community. From the moment of arrest through release. We work hand-and-hand to plan a productive reentry into the community.


  • 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.


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supportgroup3.pngVSC is proud to announce our new program, which is a support group for children of incarcerated parents. Click the flyer to find out more information!

Find out more about the other great programs we offer.



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.

Read more about Billy's Story