Inspired by a New Beginning

Find your second chance

“It’s your move!” – Rev. Abe Brown

Are you ready to make the changes it takes to transform your life? Are you motivated by a new beginning? Do you want to be a part of a community that roots for you to be your best self?

If you’re ready to make the commitment to creating a better life for yourself, let us help.

inspHire is a comprehensive program, operated by Abe Brown Ministries, that provides formerly incarcerated persons with the skills and support necessary to transition back into the community and workforce as a productive and responsible citizen. The program provides:

  • Case management
  • Employment skills training
  • Life coaching
  • Job placement

In addition, inspHire works with other local organizations to provide support for issues and barriers that may keep you from gaining employment or enjoying a stable life.


  • Must be an adult who has served time at a Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice facility, or
  • Be on community supervision or probation, or
  • Participating in a State Attorney’s Office Diversion or Pretrial Intervention Program, or
  • Have a lived incarceration experience
  • Cannot be a habitual violent offender*
  • Cannot have any sexual offenses
  • Cannot have pending or open cases
  • Drug-Free**
  • Transitioning back into the communities and workforce of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, or Polk counties and able to participate in person

*pending circumstances, some client charges may be reviewed on a case by case basis for admittance.
**program admittance dependent on results of drug-screen.



Qualified applicants are asked to provide the following information prior to enrollment:

  • Valid government issued ID or driver’s license or Social Security number (if possible)
  • Actively participate in all applicable program requirements (Professional Development Course, Case Management, Life Coaching, Job Coaching/Follow-up)
  • Pass initial and random drug screenings for length of program



  • Financial client achievement incentives
  • HART bus pass to attend inspHire classes
  • Professional job interview attire
  • Certificate of completion
  • Transitional Housing

Check out our monthly newsletter to potential clients, here!

inspHire Newsletter, July 2023

Inspired: filled with the urge or ability to do or feel something.