Community Services

Riverside County finds success, earns praise in justice system change effort

State's influential CSAC organization hears about county's data-driven work to lower jail populations Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

Interactive visits in San Bernardino jails strengthen parent-child ties cut by incarceration

More time together allows families to normalize relationships, reduces chance of a return to jail Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative

It’s Hard To Learn on an Empty Stomach

There is such a thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) and millions of California kids skip it Read more

Categories: Elevate CA, Community Services, School Governance, Education

Riverside County adopts “Lean” approach to transforming probation department

Streamlining creates more time for engaging clients and hopefully preventing a return to jail Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

Parenting classes in San Bernardino jails help inmates reconnect with their children and themselves

Programs including supervised visits and trauma recovery are aimed at breaking cycles Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

San Bernardino parole program helps its “students” reenter the community successfully

Partnership between state corrections and a university provides services to keep parolees on track Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

California wrapping up report on cost-effective mental health strategies to cut jail population

Recommendations include better alternatives to jailing people with mental health needs Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment, Crime

Riverside County builds team dedicated to inmates with mental health needs

Deputies work along with mental health specialists embedded at the jails to improve success of inmates Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Crime

VIDEO: Rehabilitative programs prepare San Bernardino County inmates to live on the outside again

Community partners and Sheriff's Department team up to train on range of skills from jobs to parenting Read more

Categories: Community Services, Community Corrections, Justice System Change Initiative, Realignment, Crime

Going beyond academics, economic prosperity for all students remains goal of San Diego school

Charter aims to graduate and create plan for success for high school drop outs who typically earn $10K less than graduates Read more

Categories: Elevate CA, Community Services

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