Pennsylvania prison reform

July 17, 2014

Lycoming County selects GEO Reentry Services to open Reentry Service Center

Lycoming County commissioners approved an award for GEO Reentry Services to open and operate a Reentry Service program in Williamsport for non-violent adult probationers and parolees beginning in September.  GEO Reentry will provide treatment and case management services at the Lycoming County Reentry Service Center for court-ordered offenders with the […]
June 11, 2014

GEO Reentry opens DRC in Lehigh County

In February, GEO Reentry Services opened eight parolee reentry centers in Pennsylvania as part of a state-wide initiative to reduce recidivism, lower incarceration costs and enhance public safety. The centers offer day reporting, cognitive behavioral therapy and employment-readiness training services designed to help break cycles of criminal behavior. One of […]
May 14, 2014

Lancaster County recognized for efforts to reduce prison population

Lancaster County, Pa., will be recognized in June for their efforts to combat prison overcrowding by reducing the county’s prison population safely and effectively. The county’s efforts were profiled in an ABC 27 news story, which states that the county has reduced their prison population by 300 in a year-and-a-half—saving […]
April 9, 2014

GEO Reentry hosts open houses for parolee reentry centers in Pennsylvania

GEO Reentry Services is hosting a series of open houses throughout April and May for six of the eight parolee reentry centers opened in February. The centers were opened as part of a statewide initiative to reduce recidivism, lower incarceration costs and enhance public safety. They were opened in Allentown, […]