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This guide aims to provide you and stakeholders with an understanding of, and practical tips for, successful engagement, navigating parole and accessing Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) and community reintegration resources. This handbook is intended to provide basic knowledge of your rights, entitlements, and supportive services to address criminogenic needs as well as parole related concerns. The goal of this handbook is to educate stakeholders of parole processes and ensure all reentering the community from incarceration have access to rehabilitative and reentry programs to facilitate a whole person continuum of care through services provided by collaborative partnerships.

If you have any specific questions or concerns, please contact the California Department of Corrections (CDCR), DAPO, Division Headquarters, Officer of the Day (OD) at (916) 445-6200.

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