In recognition and support of National Reentry Week, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) shares the following resources:
Reentry Week Activities
During National Reentry Week, the BJA-supported National Reentry Resource Center serves as the primary destination for virtual events and resources focused on a variety of reentry topics, including:
- Employment and education
- Behavioral health and housing
- Youth and families
- Making reentry work
- Importance of evaluation
Visit the Available Funding page to learn about currently available funding opportunities from BJA. For past funding details, see the Past Funding page. Also see the Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP’s) Current Funding Opportunities page to access information about funding available from other OJP program offices.
Improving Community Supervision Outcomes Through Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Responses
The SCF Initiative provides grants and assistance to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to develop, implement, and test an SCF program model.
Innovations in Reentry Initiative (IRI)
IRI seeks to improve the capacity and effectiveness of state, local and tribal jurisdictions to identify innovative ways to increase the success rates of individuals returning to their communities and reduce the number of crimes committed by those recently returning.
Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI)
ISI provides grants and assistance to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to develop, implement, and test innovative and evidence-based probation and parole practices.
Access the following recently released materials to learn more about how BJA is supporting reentry efforts:
- Second Chance Act: Innovations in Reentry Initiative
- Second Chance Act: Innovations in Supervision Initiative
- Second Chance Act: Statewide Recidivism Reduction Initiative
National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC)
Funded and administered by BJA, NRRC is the nation's primary source of information and guidance in reentry. The NRRC website provides access to information and resources, including the Reentry Services Directory, which is designed to help individuals who have been incarcerated and their families find local reentry services.