National Reentry Resource Center

NRRC program logoThe National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry.

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Announcements

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California Counties Reentry Fellowship Announced

This unique position will focus on documenting how California’s counties are addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the state’s prison realignment and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and sharing “lessons learned” and best practices for the benefit of all of California’s counties.

Webinars

Integrated Reentry and Employment

Reentry and Employment White Paper, Pilot Site Opportunity

This webinar provides policymakers and practitioners in the criminal justice, corrections, and workforce development fields with an overview of the recently published white paper, Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness.

Publications

Recent Headlines

Editorial: Give Second Chance Act another chance

South Carolina has made big strides in reducing recidivism among prison inmates, and some of the credit is due the state’s use of training funds under the Second Chance Act.

Juvenile-Justice Reforms Show Results, Officials Say

Sweeping changes in how misbehaving youths are treated have reduced the number of teens requiring lock-up, saved taxpayers money and show signs of helping produce productive adults, according to officials.

Utah’s Mental Health Crisis Intervention Training is National Model for Patrol and Detention

The first Utah CIT academy was conducted in 2001. Academies are administered throughout the State of Utah on a regional basis. Within each region, law enforcement services are partnered with mental health services to deliver the program. The program works to build relationships between law enforcement and local mental health providers so that together they can bring services to individuals with mental illness.

Prison Firm CCA Seeks to Reduce Number of Repeat Offenders

The nation’s largest private prison company is shifting its focus toward helping release more inmates and keep them out—a reaction, company officials say, to changing policies around the country on the severity of criminal punishment.

Re-entry Program for Parolees to Start in October

The Tallapoosa Circuit Re-Entry Program will take in the first 10 people being released from prison in an effort to help reduce the recidivism rate in the state. Joye Carroll from the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Program said the first round of participants being released from prison will be targeted with program to help them succeed when they come back home.