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What Are “Re-entry” Programs?


Public safety re-entry programs refer to programs that provide services to individuals who are “re-entering” the community after being released from state prison or county jail.

Services typically consist of drug rehabilitation, education, housing, employment and medical services. Individuals transferred to county facilities through public safety realignment or released from state prison, may be eligible for re-entry services.

Resources and Case Stories

Reentry resources are provided at right. Examples of innovative public engagement efforts by California local agencies relating to prisoner reentry are below.

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