Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $899,963)
The proposed project of the St. Mary’s County Day Reporting Center will provide community based services and treatment to offenders under parole/probation in St. Mary’s County, MD. The offenders will live at home and report to the center on a daily basis. While at the center, the offenders receive various services including substance abuse counseling, anger management, moral reconation therapy, parenting skills, relapse prevention, mental health coordination, job skills, case management, educational classes, life skills, after care planning, and touch-ups. With this programming in place, St. Mary’s County will be able to reduce recidivism, jail population, and corrections related costs. The offenders and their families will benefit from this program by improving their quality of life and providing tools for the offenders to reestablish themselves as a functional member of society.