Utah Reentry Programs

Utah Reentry Programs




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

801-691-LIFE (5433)The Utah County Crisis Line offers help 24/7 to any individual facing any crisis. By listening carefully, the Crisis Line workers empathize and appropriately direct callers to those who can provide long-term solutions.

ARECIL Active Reentry – it is a community based program which assists individuals with disabilities to achieve or maintain self-sufficient, productive lives and live independently within their own communities.

Career One Stop is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. It contains tools designed to help those seeking gainful employment. There is a search engine on the website that allows visitors to locate potential job opportunities. It also contains some tools to enable individuals to create their own resume and cover letter to send to potential employers.

Foundation for Family Life has a variety of programs designed to help ex-offenders transition back into society. Foundation for Family Life has a mentoring service offering experienced mentors to provide counsel and assist ex-offenders in returning to society. This organization also offers transitional housing. Ex-offenders can receive educational guidance and substance abuse treatment. This organization also helps clients find temporary employment.

Golden Spike Outreach (Provo) has an outreach program called Re-Entry Assistance Program (REAP), which provides help to ex-offenders in the area of housing and substance abuse treatment. The application for this program is found on the website, as is contact information for those in need of more information. The Learning Center in Provo, Utah provides computer training that may enable someone who completes the program to earn their certificate as a Microsoft Office Specialist. Holding such certification may greatly enhance future employment options.

Golden Spike Outreach (Weber County) We are a Christian Faith based Out Reach that is funded in part by Workforce Services and TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) program; however we do not discriminate based on religion, gender, age, race, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic.  We offer Job Coaching, Resume building, Job search, Interview skills, and Interview clothes.  We offer One on One Mentoring that can actually begin while incarcerated, resources for Counseling and Recovery classes.  We are starting our Parenting and Marriage classes in March. We partner with our community for all resources such as Food Banks, Housing, applying for Housing, Food Stamps, Medicaid as well as ID’s, Social Security Cards and Social Security.

Golden Spike Re-entry Assistance Program (ReAP) provides housing for qualified applicants. A key requirement for the program is that participants must be on probation through Adult Probation & Parole (AP&P).

Papilion House is a transitional housing program for women who are recovering from drug and alcohol abuse.

Recent LegislationThe Utah State Legislature is in session once a year from January to March, and often considers and passes legislation that may affect you directly now or in the future. This page only provides some of the significant highlights.

Resource and Reentry Center is dedicated to lower the recidivism rate by helping ex-offenders locate housing and employment as soon as possible. This program also works with ex-offenders to obtain training and education necessary to develop valuable job skills. Participants are taught job search skills such as finding a job, performing well at an interview, preparing a resume and obtaining a copy of their social security card. They are also taught about how to discuss their criminal record with a potential employer. This program also has a mentoring system designed to assist ex-offenders with developing a plan to make a successful transition back into society.

UCJC Adult Offenders Reentry Project:it has a re-entry initiative that provides an overview of promising reentry practices for adult, general offenders exiting prison and includes a systems assessment of current state of Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) reentry programs and processes.

United Way 2-1-12-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities.

Utah County Reentry Resource – This website is maintained by the Transition Skills Program at the Utah County Jail to provide information and resources for people who are rebuilding their lives after incarceration.

Weber State University Nurse Re-Entry Program– The purpose of this program is to provide comprehensive theory and clinical experience to support your successful re-entry into the practice of nursing.

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