Re-entry

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

Re-entry Resources

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
 

Related Links

The Myth Buster fact sheet series from the Federal Interagency Re-entry Council lays out the programs that help people with re-entry.

Take Charge of Your Future is a guide to services and educational opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Wisconsin Re-entry Overview provides important information regarding re-entry for the community, offenders, and families.