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Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (Amount:
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will
partner with Aid to Inmate Mothers, Aletheia House, and the University
of Alabama at Birmingham抯 Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime
to develop a comprehensive reentry program that uses existing resources
to help female offenders reintegrate into communities throughout
the state. The program抯 services will be designed to meet the
unique needs of women and mothers with children, and case managers
will assess offenders and prepare individualized reentry plans
that include in-prison and community-based services. The program
will target female inmates between the ages of 25 and 35 who are
serving sentences at the Julia Tutwiler State Correctional Facility,
Alabama抯 only prison for women considered high risk for recidivism.
Participation will be voluntary and is in exchange for early release.
The program will be limited to 160 serious and violent female offenders
during a 3-year period. For more
information, read this grantee抯 workplan.
Local contact: Don H. Lee, 334�2�20.
Alabama Department of Youth Services (Amount: $974,006*)
The Alabama Department of Youth Services will provide institutional
and community-based services to approximately 100 high-risk young
offenders returning to Mobile County upon release from state correctional
confinement. Alabama抯 reentry initiative will include employment
training and job placement, educational services, vocational training,
substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, counseling,
family support services, housing assistance, community support
services, mentoring, teen programming, intensive monitoring, supervision,
and intensive case management.
Local contact: Allen L. Peaton, 334�5�52.
[Asterisks indicate award amounts that are subject to final
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