Brooklyn-based DOE Fund helps thousands of formerly incarcerated, homeless men

A Brooklyn-based nonprofit is helping thousands of formerly incarcerated and homeless men rebuild their lives. The DOE Fund is an organization that gives men a

The DOE Fund's flagship program has been helping men get back on their feet since 1990.

The DOE Fund's flagship program has been helping men get back on their feet since 1990. (8/5/13)

WILLIAMSBURG - A Brooklyn-based nonprofit is helping thousands of formerly incarcerated and homeless men rebuild their lives.

The DOE Fund is an organization that gives men a place to live at a facility on Porter Avenue. The nonprofit also provides education and job training resources for up to a year. The men hold jobs cleaning the city streets as part of the program.

The organization also has a youth program for 18- to 26-year-olds.

The DOE Fund's programs have a 55 percent success rate, with more than 400 men graduating each year.

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