The National Reentry Resource Center. A Project of the Council of State Governments Justice Center.
This website provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding reentry in categories such as housing, employment, education, health, mental health, substance use disorders, and victims. The website also provides over 1,000 articles regarding reentry, reentry facts, and tips on starting a reentry initiative.
This article outlines 13 strategies that probation departments can utilize to help with successful reentry. It provides an overview of measuring performance, tailoring supervision, focusing resources, implementing earned discharge, community supervision, engaging partners, assessing risk and need, balancing surveillance and treatment, involving offenders, engaging social controls, using incentives, and responding to violations.
This article discusses how to implement and measure practices that will support successful offender reentry. It provides a checklist for measuring the impact of reentry efforts, a list of key processes and outcomes to track, logic models, and a tool to determine strengths and gaps in measuring the impact of reentry.
In this brief article, the author discusses the use of Reentry Mapping as a way for community corrections to better understand how returning offenders impact their communities. ReentryMapping is also a way to learn about offender needs, as well as the needs of the community. In addition, strategies for engaging and partnering with key stakeholders, and ways to disseminate the information gleaned from the mapping exercise are discussed.