Freedom Life Ministries
Danny Hampton is the Executive Director of Freedom Life Ministries, a faith-based re-entry ministry based in Marion, NC. Individuals who have a criminal record and may have faced incarceration encounter a wide range of spiritual, mental, medical, relational, and practical needs as they seek to transition back into the community. At FREEDOM LIFE, we desire to reflect Christ’s love as we seek to make a difference. God is a God of second chances. There are people in our neighborhoods who are struggling to overcome their past. Many do not have the support they need to gain new footing and break through unhealthy life cycles that impact themselves, their families, and the community. They need our help. Freedom Life is here to partner with our community in providing aid and support that will help our justice involved neighbors turn the cycles of their past into opportunity for a new life filled with hope.
The current or formerly incarcerated clients we serve at Freedom Life come to us with very complex needs. These needs range from practical needs such as an ID, a Social Security Card, food, clothing, housing, jobs, and transportation, to deeper needs such as mental health, emotional health, substance misuse/addiction help, and spiritual help. We have clients whose children may be in DSS Child Services, or who have deep financial needs and pressures. All of our clients tend to struggle with ties to old relationships that could be, and in many cases prove to be harmful to their reentry, recovery journey.
Freedom Life bridges the gap from incarceration to community involvement