No Identification - A Barrier to Success

Written by Melanie G. Snyder on Wednesday - January 23, 2013.

For people coming out of prison, lack of identification is one of the most fundamental barriers to success. Without official forms of ID (Social Security card, birth certificate, drivers license or other government-issued photo ID), they can't get a job, housing, health care, education, insurance, a bank account or access many of the basic services and programs that can help them move toward self-sufficiency . . .