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Reentry Hubs

Reentry Hub programming is geared to ensure that, upon release, offenders are ready for the transition back into society. Reentry Hubs are established in designated institutions, and offered to inmates who are within four years of release and who meet the eligibility requirements. Participating offenders are placed into the appropriate programming according to the results of their assessments. Their criminogenic needs are assessed by taking the California Static Risk Assessment (CSRA), and the Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS).

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) program services are also offered to inmates housed in designated Reentry Hub Facilities. CBT is a short-term, goal-oriented treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem solving. Its goal is to change patterns of thinking or behavior that are behind people’s difficulties. CBT modalities are offered in the following areas:

  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment
  • Criminal Thinking
  • Anger Management
  • Family Relationships

Academic and CTE programs give inmates opportunities for obtaining academic degrees and trade certifications to prepare them for entry-level jobs and careers.

The Transitions program provides inmates with job readiness, job search skills, and practical financial literacy to facilitate a successful reentry into their communities.

The California Identification Card (Cal-ID) Program ensure offenders obtain a valid California identification card upon release, which is critical for employment and other services.

For more information about these programs, please refer to our other In-Prison and Community Reentry Services.

Locations Available:

Reentry Hubs are located at the following institutions:

  • Avenal State Prison (ASP)
  • Cal City Correctional Center (CAC)
  • Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF)
  • California Institution for Men (CIM)
  • California Institution for Women (CIW)
  • California Men’s Colony (CMC)
  • Correctional Training Facility (CTF)
  • Central Valley Modified Community Correctional Facility (CVMCCF)
  • Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP)
  • Desert View Modified Community Correctional Facility (DVMCCF)
  • Female Reentry Correctional Facility (FRCF)
  • Folsom Women’s Facility (FWF)
  • Golden State Modified Community Correctional Facility (GSMCCF)
  • High Desert State Prison (HDSP)
  • Ironwood State Prison (ISP)
  • California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC)
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF)
  • Valley State Prison (VSP)

Length of Program:

Up to 4 years, depending on when the eligible inmate begins to participate in Reentry Hub programming.

Eligibility Requirements:

Inmates eligible to participate in Reentry Hub programs are those who are within four (4) years of release and who demonstrate a willingness to maintain appropriate behavior to take advantage of such programming. Eligible inmates must be assessed using CSRA to determine whether they are at moderate-to-high risk to reoffend; COMPAS to determine their criminogenic needs; and/or other assessments identified by CDCR.

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