Division of Rehabilitative Programs
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Welcome to the Division of Rehabilitative Programs

The Division of Rehabilitative Programs (DRP) is a branch of the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR).

Our mission, as part of CDCR, is to help offenders leave prison with better job or career skills, education, life skills, and confidence, so they can succeed in their futures despite past obstacles. To accomplish this, DRP provides numerous rehabilitative programs and services to both prison inmates and parolees. Evidence shows successful rehabilitation is good for communities in a multitude of ways, including a significant reduction in criminal recidivism.

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Do you know someone in prison or on parole and want to help improve their situation? Become an advocate of change for that person and increase their odds of succeeding in society with the help of DRP.More

What We Do

DRP is focused on reducing criminal recidivism through rehabilitative programs and services. Learn more about what we do.More

Who We Are

It takes many dedicated men and women to make our division a success. Find out more about the various offices and units that make up DRP.More

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DRP's Commitment to the Blueprint

gavelThe Blueprint is CDCR’s action plan to continue improving California’s prison system while also reducing costs. DRP's commitment to the Blueprint focuses on providing rehabilitative programs and services to both offenders in prison and on parole in order to reduce their risk to criminally reoffend upon release.

Risk and Needs Assessments

statisticsDRP uses evidence-based tools to assign offenders to the most appropriate rehabilitative programs. Each offender entering the California prison system has his or her risk to reoffend assessed using the CSRA and their needs assessed using COMPAS.

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