Reentry Programs in California

California Reentry Programs




California Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of California.

211 San Diego – Reentry services in San Diego County.

AB 109 – At the Weingart Center, our mission is to empower and transform lives by delivering innovative solutions to combat poverty and break the cycle of homelessness. As one of the best comprehensive human services organizations in the western United States, we are committed to establishing a world in which all people have and maintain a high-quality productive life.

California EDD – The Employment Development Department (EDD) is one of the largest state departments with employees at hundreds of service locations throughout the state. For more than 70 years, we have connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State.

California Expungement Services: PACT‘s mission is to empower everyday people to create a more healthy and just society by winning extraordinary victories for the community – not by speaking for them, but by teaching people how to speak up and take action in the public arena through grass roots organizing.

California Reentry Institute Program: Preparing men for and supporting them through the transition from incarceration to freedom, assisting them in being contributing members of society.  Proving that with preparation and support, the cycle of incarceration can be broken.

California Reentry Program: Assist California prisoners in successfully reentering society. This includes developing parole plans; providing prisoners’ assistance with developing social skills and obtaining services in their local communities; promoting public support for such programs; and providing a model for reentry programs that can be replicated in California and elsewhere.

Christian Help Center – We will provide food and shelter to those who are homeless and in need of care with compassion, dignity and respect.

Citadel Community Development – We are a non-profit social services organization located in the Inland Empire. Our mission is to enhance the well-being and stability of individuals and families by providing employment, education and housing opportunities in conjunction with supportive services to at-risk or disadvantaged populations.  We have been very successful in working with our employers to employ those on parole or probation. We currently have a success rate of over 95% in finding employment, both temporary and permanent for our clients with criminal records.

Delancey Street Foundation – We have successfully graduated over 18,000 people from America’s underclass into society as successful taxpaying citizens leading decent, legitimate and productive lives. We have opened new doors in fields of homelessness, education, vocational training, social entrepreneurship, substance abuse and pathways out of poverty, crime and violence.

Epic Provides people on parole with a structured transition into the community. Clients progress through five phases during the six-month program, from a 30-day restriction period, where they are accompanied at all times by program personnel, to graduation.

Fighting Back Partnership – Vallejo’s Fighting Back Partnership is a non-profit collaboration that partners with business, residents, and government to improve neighborhoods, strengthen families, and support youth development creating a safe, healthy and thriving community.

Friends Outside Santa Clara – Assists Inmates housed within Santa Clara County Jails and their families.

LARRP – LARRP is a network of public, community and faith-based agencies and advocates working together to ensure that our reentry system meets the needs of our agencies, communities, and the people we serve, both in terms of capacity and public policy. LARRP is the successor organization to several other reentry groups including the LASD Reentry Advisory Board and the 21st Century Reentry Project.

Male Community Reentry Program  – The Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) is designed to provide or arrange linkage to a range of community-based, rehabilitative services that assist with substance use disorders, mental health care, medical care, employment, education, housing, family reunification, and social support. The MCRP is designed to help participants successfully re-enter the community from prison and reduce recidivism.

Men of Valor Academy – Our program is designed primarily to provide men with transitional housing, with an emphasis on spiritual, phyiscal, emotional, and cognitive growth. Men of Valor prepares men for employment and living a productive lifestyle – and gets them jobs.

Metro Urban Ministry – Metro is a faith based organization committed to empowering low income individuals, families and communities to overcome poverty and to achieve self sufficiency through employment, education, social services and leadership development.

Pass Job Connection – We meet every Wednesday at 9 am at the Banning Community Center in Banning, CA. We assist people with their job search activities such as creating resumes, interviewing skills, and conducting job searches.

PREP – PREP, the Partnership for Re-Entry Program, is a non-profit organization that seeks ways of improving the successful re-integration of parolees back into the community, by providing inmates with pre-release self-help modular correspondence courses. The goals of the program are to transform the individual to create productive members of society, reducing the populations of our jails and prisons which will lessen the financial burden on taxpayers, while making our community safer and stronger.

Prison Lives – Prison Lives provides prisoners and their families with access to information and resources specific to their circumstances through 500+ page publications, including prisoner resource guides, prisoner education guides and prisoner entertainment guides.

Project 180 – Launched in 2006, Project 180 is a forensic treatment agency, offering comprehensive diversion and re-entry programs to offenders. We consider ourselves a “one stop shop,” providing virtually all services in-house as we strive to reduce recidivism and improve the quality of life for our clients. Through our care and support, individuals previously involved in the criminal justice system have the opportunity to recapture their dreams and their futures.

San Francisco Women’s Reentry Center: The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is operated by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department and provides women who have a history of criminal justice involvement with the services necessary to achieve and maintain safe and healthy lifestyles. Restorative Justice principles are woven into all of the center’s practices. The approach is guided by the belief that crime hurts everyone; victim, offender, families and communities, and creates an obligation to make things right. The WRC is primarily a day treatment center for women released from the San Francisco County Jail. WRC provides referrals for housing, substance abuse programs, employment, medical and mental health programs, and legal issues. Five Keys Charter School provides educational opportunities, as well as intensive case management services. WRC also provides a free clothing closet, computer lab, numerous personal development classes.

Santa Clara County Probation Department:  Our mission it so reduce crime and protect the community through prevention, investigation, and supervision services and safe custodial care for adults and juveniles. As an integral part of the justice system, the Department is committed to building partnerships with the community and restoring losses to victims of crime and the public through innovative programs that stress offender accountability and development of competency skills.

Santa Clara County Reentry – The Re-Entry Resource Center is a centralized location for custodial and non-custodial individuals to receive referral and wrap around services.

Second Chance – This organization’s mission is to Disrupt the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their way to self-sufficiency. Second Chance carries out its mission by providing workforce readiness training and job placement programs to youth and adults. Second Chance also delivers wrap-around services including transitional housing, behavioral health treatment and financial literacy to help our participants reach self-sufficiency.

The Homeboy Hotline – The Homeboy Hotline (HBH), founded by Robert “Fleetwood” Bowden, is a reentry program providing the urgent resources needed, particularly within the first 72 hours of release from the prison industrial complex. For it is during this critical time that healing, supportive and effective connections have to be made to ensure freedom and eradicate recidivism. This is why we are the “72 Hours of Hope”…we are the sign that is posted along the road of redemption, assisting our brothers and sisters with guidance and direction towards a life of change that will lead them to becoming productive members of our community.

VOA Bay Area Reentry – Men leaving incarceration face a wide variety of challenges. Volunteers of America in the Bay Area provides a variety of services to help these individuals start new, healthy lives, significantly reducing recidivism. These services enrich the lives of the men we serve through education, employment counseling, job training, parenting classes, life-skills workshops and more. At the same time, our community is improved by helping men transform into better husbands, fathers, employees and neighbors.

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