Kanawha Institute For Social Research & Action, Inc. (KISRA)
Kanawha Institute For Social Research & Action, Inc., or KISRA, is a community-based organization that works to heal and strengthen families. KISRA offers programs to help individuals find employment and achieve economic self-sufficiency, encourage men to become better fathers and providers and pave the way for formerly incarcerated people to reenter the community. The KISRA Cares Program offers intensive mental health support services to individuals in need. Mental health services include prevention and early intervention, crisis intervention (controlling and resolving critical or dangerous issues), rehabilitation/habilitation (development of skills and supports), basic support (shelter, meals, health care), enrichment activities (engagement in fulfilling and satisfying activities), and wellness activities. In addition to mental health services, their Growing Jobs Project is a farm-to-table program that creates jobs, encourages entrepreneurship, and gives people access to fresh, locally grown produce for a healthier lifestyle. Contact Kanawha Institute For Social Research & Action, Inc. directly for further information on their programs.