Presentation on theme: "Overview of the Department’s Re-Entry Initiative"— Presentation transcript:
1 Overview of the Department’s Re-Entry Initiative Florida Department of CorrectionsOverview of the Department’s Re-Entry Initiative
2 Florida’s Prison Population Estimated by Year on June 30th 15% Growth14,6382Prepared by the Florida Department of Corrections: Bureau of Research and Data Analysis & CJEC -Sept data, based on Bureauof Budget & Management Evaluation projected per diem rates ,& Bureau of Facility Services projected cost of a 1,335 bed prison (as of 6/30/09)2
3 Re-entry facilities Eligible inmates within 3yrs of release To be released to targeted countiesWill receive comprehensive servicesSubstance abuse/mental health treatmentAcademicVocationalLife skills
4 Single Point of Re-entry Housing needs(sex offenders, affordable housing)Education needsMental HealthFamily Concerns (lack of support, reunification)Probation OfficersHealthcare needs(medications, substance abuse, etc.)Employment(unemployed, obtaining identification, social security cards, etc.)TransportationLocal Law EnforcementCollaboration with service providers and state / local agencies is essential.No single entity can effectively address these issues alone.
5 Re-entry facilities Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4 Century CI – 1,507 beds (future conversion of existing institution)Gadsden Re-entry Center – 576 beds (construction to be completed Nov 2011)Region 2Baker CI – 1,165 beds (existing re-entry facility)Baker Re-entry Center – 432 (construction to be completed August 2011)Region 3Polk CI – 1,535 beds (future conversion of existing institution)Demilly CI – 342 beds (existing re-entry facility)Tomoka CI – 1,263 beds (future conversion of existing institution)Region 4Everglades CI – 1,788 beds (future conversion of existing institution)Everglades Re-entry Center – 288 (construction to be completed August 2011)
7 Analysis of Work Release Centers Beds% EmployedAverage PayDOC20 facilities2,13368%$7.77Contract14 facilities1,81988%$8.60
8 Inmate earns $8.15 an hour for 35 hours a week = $240 after taxes $ % room and board$ 24 10% restitution or COPS$ % family assistance, incl. child support$ 24 10% for mandatory inmate savings account$ 36 Remainder for personal use
9 DOC Subsistence Collected Per Diem AnalysisCost per DayDOC Subsistence CollectedNet CostDOC$ 34.55$ 8.23$ 26.32Contract$ 21.35N/A
10 Expansion of Work Release beds Work release beds Dec ,952Included recent expansion of contract beds by 141By Dec 2010, DOC beds will increase byRFP for 280 additional contract bedsDuval County 80 beds,Pinellas/Hillsborough county 200 bedsTotal Work Release Capacity Dec ,832
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