This page offers strategies and resources to reconnect individuals returning home from prison to their families and neighborhoods through employment, education, health and social services in the Dane County community. The resource guides attached below give a basic overview on how to approach and prepare for re-entry from prison for you or for a loved one.
guides for re-entry into the community
Guide to Re-entry Planning for Prisoners Living with Mental Illnesses: A sample discharge plan that includes considerations on how to reach out to community organizations and resources to make the transition smoother.
Re-entry service directories for each state with resources that help you with housing, jobs, health care and other needs can be found here.
2-1-1 Wisconsin works to connect individuals to community-based health and human services information and resources.
Madison Area Urban Ministry has a Journey Home program dedicated to help individuals newly released from prison overcome common barriers