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April 9, 2019

How In-Prison Reentry Programs Prepare Inmates for Life After Prison

A growing number of state institutions are introducing efforts to reduce recidivism long before an inmate is released to their community. Through these in-prison reentry programs, at-risk offenders are given the individualized treatment necessary to help them transition to a life without crime. Addressing individual thinking with evidence-based programs like […]
April 4, 2019

Delaney Hall successfully introduces yoga, meditation for reentry residents

  A group of 10 individuals gathered in the Lecture Hall on the Green Mile at Delaney Hall carrying blankets and wearing sweats, normally only allowed during rec time, to participate in the first Meditation and Yoga class the residential reentry center has offered since reopening. The class, led by […]
April 2, 2019

GEO Reentry, Lycoming County Probation officials present at APPA Winter Conference in Miami

Members of the Lycoming County Probation Department and the GEO Reentry Services program manager of the Lycoming County Reentry Service Center delivered a well-received workshop presentation at a national conference for peers this month, after being selected for implementing alternatives to detention, including a reentry service center that delivers treatment […]
March 27, 2019

Reentry Program Completion Exceeds 50% at New Jersey CRC

With the addition of 25 graduates celebrated during Vineland Community Resource Center’s final Transition Ceremony of 2018, the New Jersey reentry program completed the year with a successful graduation rate of 53 percent. The high completion rate is encouraging to CRC staff, who oversee the reentry programs to reduce recidivism […]