Q Foundation


We all make mistakes but it does not define who we are. True success lies in possessing the ambition to be great and the determination to make it happen no matter our circumstances. Let’s go!

- Coach Q, Founder & CEO

Stephán “Coach Q” Askew, Sr. is an Award-Winning Life Strategist, Published Author and Cognitive Behavior Specialist. Request Coach Q.

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About Us

Office Picture 2014Founded in 2000, Q Foundation, Inc (QFI) is a recidivism reduction agency that specializes in providing an array of programs and services that strengthens the lives of offenders, returning citizens and their families by utilizing cognitive behavioral skill-building strategies to rethink their offending behavior while encouraging self evaluation, perseverance and accountability.

We take pride in providing a safe & friendly environment that is conducive for achieving economic and personal self-sufficiency.

Q Foundation, Inc (QFI) is a minority-veteran owned company, with its corporate office located in Charlotte, NC.


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Core Correctional Training (CCT)

Q Training Photo 2017The objective of CCT is to provide correctional staff and criminal justice professionals with a comprehensive introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Interventions (CBI) concepts and strategies in preparation for the implementation of a CBI techniques and programs. During this staff orientation, CBI concepts and principles will be explained and staff will learn ways to support the implementation of the program at their facility(s).

If you are interested in this service, please contact us at 704.930.6000 for more information.


Annual Christmas Give-Away

It’s time again, The 17th Annual Coach Q’s Christmas Give-Away, benefiting Children of Incarcerated parent(s) ages 5-12. If you have or know a deserving child that can benefit from this fun and exciting event, simply fill out the form below and tell us why your child of choice is deserving.  If selected, a QFI team member will contact you to discuss further details.

The deadline for nominations is Friday December 8, 2017.  Spots are limited!