New Jersey Department of Corrections

October 26, 2017

New Jersey residential reentry centers volunteer for Arm in Arm

Residents of Columbus House and Albert M. Bo Robinson Assessment & Treatment Center volunteered with Arm in Arm of Trenton, New Jersey, in August for a day of outdoor gardening. The residents put down soil and planted seeds for the community-based organization that operates a garden for local food pantries. […]
October 19, 2017

New Jersey residential reentry alumni celebrate recovery

Former residents, family members and staff gathered to celebrate the successes of New Jersey residential reentry alumni at the 18th Annual Alumni Barbecue, an event we previewed earlier in September, in Iselin, New Jersey. The graduates are now pursuing drug- and crime-free lives after completing evidence-based reentry programming provided by […]
October 6, 2017

Talbot Hall’s team completes summer of prosocial events for participants, families

In an effort to support and model prosocial activities, the Family Services staff at Talbot Hall in Kearny, N.J, hosted several events in recent months that provided the setting for families to get together and build a positive platform for going forward. Justine Asante, M.S., MFT, Family Services Coordinator, organized […]
July 14, 2016

New Jersey officials tout smart criminal justice approach that leads to results

  Over the past 15 years, New Jersey has seen significant reductions in its recidivism, prison population and crime rates, according to recent testimony from New Jersey State Parole Board’s Chairman James Plousis and Vice Chairman Samuel Plumeri Jr. The remarks were made during testimony to the Senate Budget and […]