Getting Off the Streets chronicles the dramatic journey of four homeless men from the streets of Camden, New Jersey, who have an opportunity to change their lives. Over six months, our cameras followed them in a rigorous homelessness rehabilitation program through the Interfaith Homeless Outreach Council (IHOC). We see their triumphs and their setbacks as they struggle through counseling and tough love. No drugs. No alcohol. No contact with family or friends. Our cameras are with them to paint an intimate portrait of the fight to get off the mean streets of Camden and find their way to a better life.
These men are trying to get off the streets -- for good.
This zero-tolerance homelessness rehab program has no room for mistakes.
As the program continues, the men reveal the hardships that brought them to homelessness.
In the final weeks of the program, are the remaining men ready for life off the streets?
Graduation day is here -- who made it and who will go back to the streets?
Sonya Jacobs has been working at IHOC for almost 19 years -- this job is her calling.