Each Parolee Service Center (PSC) is a voluntary live-in program that provides residency and support services to parolees to enable successful reintegration into their communities. The program focuses on parolee employment, job search and placement training, substance use disorder education, stress management, victim awareness, computer supported literacy, and life skills. A 52-week certified domestic violence program is provided to applicable parolees. The expectation is that parolees will remain in the program, at no cost to the parolee, and save 75 percent of their net earnings once they become employed.
Up to 180 days with the possibility of an additional 185 days, based on assessed need.
All parolees subject to the jurisdiction of Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) are eligible for placement in the PSC. The participant population served under the PSC includes, but not limited to:
CDCR will consider placement under the following circumstances on a case-by-case basis:
Referral by parolee’s Agent of Record (AOR) via a CDCR form 1502, Activity Report.
Rehabilitative programs are the best way for an offender to be prepared for success upon release. The link below explains this process with an easy-to-follow diagram
An offender who is serving, or has served, their time on good behavior has access to many rehabilitative services and programs if they are determined to be in need.In-Prison Services
See Technology Solutions for more information.
Technology has opened the door to more educational opportunities while simultaneously reducing government spending. Below is a list of technology initiatives at CDCR.