Re-entry

Here's what Delaware is doing to improve reentry after prison (Opinion)

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 What if, in the very first week of every offender’s prison sentence, they received an educational and vocational skills assessment to determine their needs? 

Marking Delaware’s Progress Improving Reentry Services

“... efforts to provide treatment and training to offenders while they are incarcerated..."

 “I am encouraged by our efforts to provide treatment and training to offenders while they are incarcerated..."

State officials tout re-entry system changes, say more work to be done

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 The Delaware Correctional Reentry Commission has accomplished roughly half of the nineteen objectives Gov. John Carney set for the group he created...

$1.5 million from feds will help Delaware assist inmates re-entering community

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 Now, the state is renewing its focus on helping inmates avoid a return trip behind bars with the help of some federal grant money. 

Connecting the dots | Delaware offenders get streamlined services that aim to stop recidivism

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 "There's no reason an offender should walk out of our prison without health care, typically Medicaid, or a plan for a place to live, at least temporarily," said Delaware Department of Correction Commissioner Claire DeMatteis. 

Editors Notebook: Reentry services a component of workforce development

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 “Prison education is an essential component for the successful reintegration of those exiting prison into their communities.