Root and Rebound

Address 1730 Franklin Street, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94612

Community area served California and South Carolina

Phone number (510) 279-4662

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Root & Rebound mission Root & Rebound’s mission is to restore power and resources to the families and communities most harmed by mass incarceration through legal advocacy, public education, policy reform and litigation — a model rooted in the needs and expertise of people who are directly impacted.

More information on services provided:

  • Legal hotline provides information and support on legal barriers for people with criminal records in areas such as:
    • Education
    • Employment
    • Family
    • Housing
    • Parole and probation
    • Government identification

Who they help – Anyone in the states of California and South Carolina with an arrest and conviction history.

How to get started:

California Services:

Call our Free Reentry Legal Hotline which operates every Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  Our Hotline phone number is 510-279-4662 and it is free and open to anyone in California with a reentry-related legal issue, question, or concern, including those who are incarcerated.

South Carolina Services:

You can reach us through our email hotline southcarolina@rootandrebound.org or call us at (864) 272-0681, ext. 1004