Local clergy, organized by the Interfaith Center of New York, visit the Harlem Community Justice Center when the young men report to parole to offer breakfast, a friendly ear, and supplies.
"If you're arguing because you don't have Pampers to contribute to the household," Watler said, "we want to help solve that problem in the short term until you get on your feet."
Since its inception last February, the program has worked with nearly 35 families. The program is generously funded by the J.C. Flowers Foundation.