Last Updated: May 6, 2022
CPTS is made up of agencies and individuals working together to support successful transitions for people returning to our communities after incarceration. They are established in numerous counties throughout Washington.
King County Reentry Programs
KCCPTS comprises a group of over 40 partners that work with justice involved individuals released from prison or jail that are transitioning to their families and community.
Kitsap Reentry Programs
A better way
In 2013, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe (PGST) launched a revolutionary new program—a non-punitive approach to Reentrythat puts human dignity, connection, and compassion front and center.Reentry provides healing, hope, and opportunities for those who are and have been incarcerated. The end goal is to give these individualsthe tools to become contributing members of society and embrace the possibility of a positive future—through connections, storytelling, culture, and community.Driven by a holistic approach, the program recognizes that individual success is not one-size-fits-all: for every client, the journey begins with a Risk & Needs Assessment to help tailor services and support.
Change doesn’t happen alone.
Every qualifying Reentry client is assigned a Success Coach, whose job it is to walk alongside the client to provide support and guidance throughout their journey. The program seeks to heal the whole person through trauma-informed practices such as restorative circles. These tools shift the client’s view of themselves and the social obstacles that have kept them locked in a cycle of addiction and incarceration.
Reentry provides a comprehensive menu of pre- and post-release services, including success coaching, relationship building, job training, employment support, and storytelling; that is learning to frame their own stories to release shame and embarrassment. While this is not a treatment program, every client must adhere to their recovery coaching plan and abstain from all drugs and alcohol.
Working together for a better community.
The Reentry program includes an ongoing partnership between PGST and the Kitsap County Jail to implement a human dignity model to help change the path for the many who struggle with incarceration, addiction, behavioral health issues, and homelessness. Many are recognizing the value in rethinking reentry. PGST and groups like the Kitsap Community Partnership for Transition Solutions are leading the way.
Renewed hearts. Renewed lives. A future filled with hope.
Addiction and incarceration are often symptoms of bigger problems: shame, disconnection, and desperation. With its Reentry program, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe has created better, healthier outcomes that reunite families, heal communities, and give those that are suffering a reason to finally hope for a better future.
Pre- and Post-Release Coordinator
Pierce Reentry Centers
Free programs for individuals placed on Community Supervision with the Department of Corrections to help provide programs and resources to increase skills and provide opportunities for them to succeed.
Provides access to a variety of social services and programs to justice involved individuals and those in need in one centralized location.
A faith based program designed to reduce recidivism and be a part of the solution to men and women who struggle with gaining and maintaining freedom from destructive habits, emotional hurts, and spiritual recovery
Provides two shelters for justice-involved women, reentry resource navigation, reentry 101, advocacy, community outreach, and policy initiatives
Houses both males and females who are in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, or under the supervision of the US Probation or the Pre-trial Services. The program is a 75-bed maximum facility.;
Other Pierce County Houses: Exley Apartments, Rialto Apartments, St. Helens Apartments, Lobdell Apartments (Auburn)
Skagit Reentry Centers
The Skagit-Island Community Partnership for Transition Solutions (CPTS) brings together Community Partners with the common goal of sharing resources with Community Members experiencing any level of transition from incarceration while integrating into the community. Through reducing stigma, building resilient individuals, and strengthening families, we create a healthier community for all.”
Department of Correction Community Supervision Field Office – Mount Vernon
205 West Stewart Road, Suite 106, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Field offices are used for staff, programming and as places for individuals under community supervision to report.
8625 Evergreen Way, Suite 108, Everett, WA 98208 (closest office to Skagit County)
The Department of Corrections (DOC) has established six Community Justice Centers (CJCs) throughout the state for the purpose of providing comprehensive services and monitoring for offenders who are reentering the community. A community justice center is a nonresidential facility staffed primarily by the department in which recently released offenders may access services necessary to improve their successful reentry into the community. Such services may include but are not limited to, those listed in the individual reentry plan, mental health, chemical dependency, sex offender treatment, anger management, parenting education, financial literacy, housing assistance, and employment assistance.
A list of resources, including DOC policies, laws, publications and links to resources for the formerly incarcerated.
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