Resources & Links
"What You Can Do To Ensure The Best Possible Health Care While Your Are In Prison"
OPSR Speakers Bureau
- Solving Reentry in Oklahoma
- Reentry Fallacies: From Idealism to Realism
- Self-Employment, Entrepreneurship & Employment Options for Ex-Felons
- Successful Reentry for Sex Offenders
- Information Sharing: THE Critical Success Factor in Strategic Reentry
ODOC's Reentry Website
Oklahoma Reentry Policy Council
The Reentry Policy Council was created by the Transformational Justice Act (Oklahoma House Bill 2101) for the purpose of identifying gaps in services in the area of reentry. The Council’s final report and recommendations are available HERE.
Online Addiction-Related Resource Directory: www.AddictionGuide.com
REENTRY: HELPING FORMER PRISONERS RETURN TO COMMUNITIES
A Guide To Key Ideas, Effective Approaches, and Technical Assistance Resources for Making Connections Cities and Site Teams. Part of a Series From the Technical Assistance Resource Center of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. (a PDF file)
A REENTRY TOOLKIT is available in PDF format for faith-based and community organizations from the Department of Labor. The toolkit is based on the Ready4Work model and explores the building blocks of a successful reentry program.
Education for Ex-Offenders
A recent publication provides helpful information with regard to education for ex-offenders at: www.jjay.cuny.edu/BacktoSchoolSummer2010Revision.pdf
The Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Implementation Toolkit
The National Institute of Corrections and the Urban Institute announce the release of the Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Implementation Toolkit. This web-based learning resource is designed to guide jurisdictions through implementation of the TJC model, in whole or in part. The Toolkit serves as a hands-on resource for users interested in jail reentry, whether in a criminal justice or community-based organization. Users can navigate the nine modules at their own pace. Toolkit modules incorporate examples from jurisdictions across the country, tools developed to facilitate implementation in the six current TJC learning sites, resource suggestions, and detailed content. The Toolkit can be accessed at http://www.jailtransition.com/Toolkit.
For grant assistance and announcements, visit the following websites:
Federal Grants Website: www.grants.gov
Grants Station: www.grantstation.com
Foundation Center: www.foundationcenter.org *