Day Reporting Centers /
Community-Based Coalitions

Day Reporting Centers (DRCs) and Community-Based Coalitions (CBCs) offer a “one-stop shop” comprehensive service delivery program designed to address the assessed needs of parolee participants. CBCs and DRCs offer an array of services designed to increase the success of at-risk parolees discharging from prison. DRCs/CBCs are non-residential programs with limited transitional housing available. Services provided include:

  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Batterer’s Violence Program
  • Anger Management
  • Parenting and Family Reintegration
  • Cognitive and Life Skills Training
  • Education/GED Preparation
  • Budgeting and Money Management
  • Employment Services
  • Substance Use Disorder Education/Treatment
  • Criminal Thinking

Click [ HERE ] for printable information on CBC/DRC.


DRCs/CBCs are administered throughout California between the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in partnership with public entities and private providers. DRC/CBC programs are offered in the following counties:

  • Alameda
  • Butte (2 locations)
  • Contra Costa
  • Fresno
  • Imperial
  • Kern
  • Los Angeles (4 Locations)
  • Monterey
  • Orange
  • Placer (2 locations)
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento (2 Locations)
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • San Joaquin
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clara
  • Shasta
  • Tehama
  • Yolo (2 locations)


DRCs/CBCs programs are up to 180 days with the possibility of up to an additional 185 days, based on assessed need.


All parolees subject to the jurisdiction of Division of Adult Parole Operations are eligible to participate. Parolees should have an identified need based on Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions assessment. Parolees are enrolled by the Parole Agent of Record via CDCR form 1502, Activity Report.

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