welcome home to a judgement free zone

Welcome Home Outreach Ministries (W.H.O.M.)  is a non profit, faith-based organization whose mission is to assist returning citizens and recovering addicts re-integrating into the community as healthy, productive and contributing members to society. It is the Ministry's goal to provide comprehensive structure and programming that includes, but isn’t limited to, housing, education, basic life skills, employment, family reconciliation, counseling, mentorship, biblical and holistic health support. We want to position our clients to sustained success. Our ambition is to create a community that encourages people to see beyond their past mistakes and realize the greatness within. W.H.O.M. will aid each person in changing the narrative of their lives for the better.

Prevention services

W.H.O.M. provides an array of services, resources and mentorship initiatives under one umbrella through a comprehensive 6 -month transitional program, and 6 month follow up services.

Breaking Chains

We offer: Transitional Housing,
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment, Holistic Health Support- mind, body, spirit aligned.

Pay It Forward

Pay it forward through: Advocacy and Leadership, Civic Engagement Activities, Prison Reform Advocacy and Peer to Peer Coaching and Support.


Our Amazing Board of Directors

mandlyn campbell


Mandlyn has an instinct always to support others. Her purpose in life is to help those who have found themselves embedded in the criminal justice system or recovering from substance abuse. As a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for DC Courts, she facilitated meetings and helped foster healthy relationships between parents and their children. She has served as a mentor and prayer partner for women at the Fairfax County Detention Center in partnership with the Good News Jail Ministry. It was her role at the detention center coupled with her own powerful life experiences, that inspired Mandlyn to establish her own non-profit organization, Welcome Home Outreach Ministries, Inc. As the President of this faith-based organization, she intends to serve in a humanitarian capacity by bridging the gap between reemerging citizens and their communities.



Glenn Williams has over 30 years in the sales industry, offering athletic and corporate apparel, as well as promotional items. In addition, he is the Directory of the Youth Ministry at his local church and also a Director in the Television Production Ministry. He has been married for over 20 years and has a 17 year old senior in High School. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his family. Glenn’s biggest attribute is his humility.  He believes humility is not a weakness, however a sign of strength under control, and a proper appreciation of who we are in our relationship to the Lord. Humility is not thinking less of yourself, however thinking of yourself…...less. His mission every day in life  is to come in contact with people and have a positive impact on them by doing 3 things: teaching, leading, and serving with excellence.



Deborah Barksdale  enjoys teaching and empowering young people. She's worked with children for the past 31 years. Her mantra for life is “love hard, cry if you want but only to the count of 10 - then kick it all the way to the finish line.” Her favorite pastimes are reading, sleeping and inventing.



With a master's degree in Health and Fitness Promotion, Christy has over 20 years of experience as a health educator and health coach for specialty populations. As an inspirational speaker, Christy passionately speaks and teaches on a variety of topics that matter most to women regarding their health, relationships, and overall quality of life.



Joy Bellamy has over 20 years of executive level administration, corporate training, nonprofit and association board support and ministry leadership experience. She has served her community through volunteer outreach efforts for the homeless, coaching cheerleading and teaching dance at local schools. Joy is the proud mother of two young men. She desires to intentionally inspire and impact the lives of those within her sphere of influence.


Board member

Tawana Steward is a
mother of three and grandmother of seven. She proudly served 14 years in the United States Air-force and 43 years of service in the Federal government and private sectors.

April brown

Board Member

April Brown is the Associate Pastor for Harvest Evangel Christian Church and has served on several ministries, to include: Deaconess Ministry, Women's Ministry, Finance Ministry, Sunday School Adult and Children's Ministry. April is also the Assistant Nursing Director of Perioperative Nursing with years of experience in Cardiology nursing and Post Anesthesia Nursing. She's a wife, mother of three and grandmother of six. Her passion is and has always been helping God's people.

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Informational Session June 17th @ 7:00 pm virtual event
Labor Day event september 5th 2:00 PM-6:00 Pm Location TBD

Our foundation

“Remember ye, not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”
~Isaiah 43: 18,19

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