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Welcome to our webpage dedicated to offering resources for reentry in Los Angeles. 

We understand how daunting the challenges faced by individuals reentering society after incarceration can be and we are committed to providing a comprehensive platform that provides information, connections, resources and support necessary for a successful transition.

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Pre-Release Resources

​The Council for Insight, Compassion & Resilience

​The Council for Insight, Compassion & Resilience (formerly the Inmate Council Program) is a three-month intervention in which participating incarcerated individuals are trained to facilitate council sessions for their peers, empowering them to become positive agents of change, on the yard, and in their lives.

Specialized Treatment for Optimized Programming (STOP)

(916) 431-4490

STOP contractors provide comprehensive, evidence-based programming, and services to parolees in their first year of release during their transition into the community in order to support a successful reentry.

Custody to Community Transitional Reentry Program

(916) 327-1283

The Custody to Community Transitional Reentry Program (CCTRP) allows eligible female individuals with serious and violent crimes, as well as non-serious committed to State prison to serve their sentence in the community at a CCTRP as designated ...

CA Re Entry Program: San Quentin
Tel: (415) 870-7020

Our Mission is to assist people incarcerated in California prisons to a successful reentry by providing education and connect them to resources before release with the goal to reduce recidivism.

Female Offender Treatment and Employment Program (FOTEP)

(916) 431-4490

The Female Offender Treatment and Employment Program (FOTEP) is designed to reduce recidivism through intensive substance use disorder, family reunification, vocational training, and employment services.

Community Prisoner Mother Program

(909) 967-2904

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation pursuant to California Penal Code Sections 3410 through 3424 established the Community Prisoner Mother Program (CPMP).

Transitional Housing Program (THP)

(916) 431-4490

The THP is a residential program that provides housing, meals, support services and resources, programming, and supervision in a safe, clean, drug-free environment.

Male Community Reentry Program

(916) 327-8998

The Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) is a voluntary program for eligible males who have two years or less of their prison sentence left to serve.

Alternative Custody Program

(916) 327-1283

The Alternative Custody Program (ACP) is a voluntary program developed for eligible incarcerated individuals that allows them to serve up to the last 12 months of their sentence in the community in lieu of confinement in state prison

Post-Release Resources


The Dads Back! Academy provides comprehensive services for up to 6 months including activities centered on Responsible Parenting, Healthy Marriages, Skills Building and an Economic Stability job preparation program for reentering fathers.

Prison Reentry Network: San Francisco

Getting Out & Staying Out: A Guide to San Francisco Resources for People Leaving Jails and Prisons (GOSO) was created by the Reentry Council of the City and County of San Francisco and focuses on improving access to services for individuals returning to San Francisco after incarceration.

The Urban Institute: Transition from Jail to Community Initiative

TJC involves the development, implementation, and evaluation of a model for jail-to-community transition.

St. John's Community Health

(323) 683-0474

RISE is St. John’s Community Health’s reentry program and it is here to help anyone who has had contact with the justice system.

National Reentry Resource Center: California

Contact info on Website

Through extensive community partnerships, innovative community supervision, and a commitment to rehabilitation, CDCR is helping offenders succeed as they return to their communities.

Center for Council’s Council Reentry Program (CRP)


Center for Council’s Council Reentry Program (CRP) addresses the needs of formerly incarcerated individuals returning home and committed to successful reentry.

National Institute of Corrections - Transition from Prison to Community

Contact info on Website

The TPC model encourages strategic system changes to reduce recidivism and future victimization, to enhance public safety, and to improve the lives of communities, victims, and offenders.

Additional Resources 


Legal Resources

Prison Activist: Resource Directory

PARC is a prison abolitionist group committed to exposing and challenging all forms of institutionalized racism, sexism, able-ism, heterosexism, and classism, specifically within the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC).

Employment Resources

Justice-Involved Individuals

Innovative Employment Solutions (INVEST) provides opportunities and breakthroughs that eliminate barriers to employment for LA County Adult Probationers.

Second Chance: Job Readiness Training

(619) 234-8888

Job Readiness Training helps justice involved San Diegans find work and build pathways to self-sufficiency and financial independence.

Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) offers individuals just coming home from prison the ongoing support necessary to build career capital and financial stability.

California Prison Industry Authority - Inmate Employability Program (IEP)

Phone: (916) 358-2677

The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) developed the Industry Employment Program (IEP) in 2001 to enhance the ability of CALPIA participants to obtain meaningful jobs upon release, thus reducing recidivism and contributing to safer communities.

California Division of Adult Parole Operations


As a Parole Agent with the CDCR Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO), you will be part of a diverse team whose mission is to promote public safety by building partnerships that promote successful reintegration.

California National HIRE Network
(212) 243-1313

The Legal Action Center (LAC) uses legal and policy strategies to fight discrimination, build health equity, and restore opportunity for people with arrest and conviction records, substance use disorders, and HIV or AIDS.

Additional Resources 

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LGBTQ Resources

Trans Latina Coalation

The TransLatin@ Coalition (TLC) was founded in 2009 by a group of Transgender and Gender nonconforming and Intersex (TGI) immigrant women in Los Angeles, California, as a grassroots response to address the specific needs of TGI Latin@ immigrants who live in the United States.

St. John's Community Health

Jack Morris
Program Manager
(323) 683-0474

RISE is St. John’s Community Health’s reentry program and it is here to help anyone who has had contact with the justice system.


(323) 569-1610

AMAAD provides support services, community support and resources centered around specialized, strength-based management and services and leadership development with a focus among LGBTQ people of color.

The Justice Project

(415) 554-8491

TGIJP’s Melenie Eleneke Re-Entry Program was launched in 2015 with the purpose of providing equitable employment to formerly incarcerated Black trans women.

Black Pink

Launched in Omaha, Nebraska in 2018, Black & Pink National’s TRANSitions program builds a pathway toward safe housing for people who are system impacted and identify as transgender women, gender nonconforming individuals, and queer people living with HIV/AIDS.

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