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Reentry

FY24 Smart Reentry: Housing Demonstration Program

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement evidence-based activities or services to improve reentry and reduce recidivism by expanding and/or increasing access to housing for people who are currently or formerly involved in the criminal justice system.

FY24 Second Chance Act Improving Reentry Education and Employment Outcomes

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund reentry services and programs focused on strengthening education and employment outcomes for individuals returning to their communities after a period of incarceration.

FY24 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program Formula Grant Solicitation

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to increase access to treatment to individuals with substance use or co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders during detention or incarceration and to improve continuity of care during and after reentry by delivering community-based treatment and other broad-based aftercare services.

Zero Returns to Homelessness Initiative Launched

Learn about the new Zero Returns to Homelessness initiative which joins elected officials, providers, and community leaders to ensure there are sufficient housing and support service resources to make this goal a reality.

FY24 Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Incubator Initiative

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This program funds organizations to serve as financial intermediaries to community-based reentry programs (subawardees) and to provide support via an incubator model in order to increase capability and capacity within the subawardees’ organizations.

Smart Reentry: Housing Demonstration

This program is designed to help jurisdictions assess their reentry housing systems, identify strengths and gaps, and build capacity for improving housing options for adults released from prison or jail.

Improving Adult and Youth Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Program

This program supports state, local, and tribal governments, as well as community-based nonprofit organization efforts to establish or expand cross-system approaches to reduce the risk of crisis and improve reentry and recovery outcomes for people reentering the community from correctional facilities (e.g., jails, prisons, juvenile detention) with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders.

Community-based Reentry Incubator Initiative

This program builds programmatic, financial, and organizational capacity in community-based organizations and faith-based institutions to provide sustainable and transitional services to people leaving incarceration.

Community-based Reentry Program

This program supplies funding and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and tribal governments to provide comprehensive reentry services to individuals who have been incarcerated.

Improving Reentry Education and Employment Outcomes Program

This program provides funding and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and state, local, and tribal governments to expand education and employment programs that serve individuals during incarceration and throughout their period of reentry into the community.

Second Chance Act Programs

BJA’s suite of Second Chance Act programs support state, local, and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations in their work to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for people returning from incarceration.