The Parolee Services Center (PSC) is a voluntary, residential program that provides housing, meals, support services and resources, programming, and supervision in a safe, clean, drug-free environment. The goal of the PSC is to assist parolees with life skills training and job preparation in order to obtain and maintain self-sufficiency, employability and successful reintegration back into the community. The program offers services that focus on parolee needs such as employment, job search and placement training, stress management, victim awareness, computer supported literacy, and life skills. Substance use education and a 52-week certified domestic violence program is provided to applicable parolees.
PSC programs are located in the following counties:
A PSC program length is up to 180 days with the possibility of an additional 185 days, based on assessed need.
All parolees subject to the jurisdiction of Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) are eligible for placement in the PSC. Parolees are enrolled into PSC by referral from the Parole Agent of Record via CDCR form 1502, Activity Report. The parolee population served under the PSC includes, but not limited to:
An offender who is serving, or has served, their time on good behavior has access to many rehabilitative services and programs if they are determined to be in need. See Rehabilitative and Educational Services
Rehabilitative programs are the best way for an offender to be prepared for success upon release. The link below explains this process with an easy-to-follow diagram
See Technology Solutions for more information.
Technology has opened the door to more educational opportunities while simultaneously reducing government spending. Below is a list of technology initiatives at CDCR.
See Rehabilitative Program Videos for DRP program information and general insight of CDCR's offender rehabilitation.