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Nonprofit offers former inmates transitional Christian homes


TOPKEA, Kan. (AP) — Often when inmates get out of jail, it's their drug dealer who picks them up, Matt Thomas said.

He's working to reverse that trend through a program that seeks to give such people not only a ride, but also a firm foundation on which to build their new life.

Thomas, a former inmate himself, is the executive director of Wichita-based Firm Foundations Ministries Inc.

That nonprofit group recently began providing Christian transitional housing for former inmates in a building it owns at 1620 S.W. College Ave., and property it rents at 2418 S.W. Central Park Ave.

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