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Title: The Power of Pact Parole ReEntry Program


1
The Power of PactParole Re-Entry Program
  • Presenters
  • Bill Bullock, Santa Cruz/San Benito Department of
    Child Support Services dcs052_at_dcss.co.santa-cruz.c
    a.us
  • Jesse Guillen, Orange County Department of Child
    Support Services, jguillen_at_css.ocgov.com
  • Jesus Alvarez, Community Resource Coordinator
    (PACT)
  • Jesus.Alvarez_at_cdcr.ca.gov
  • Brian Deliz, Outreach Worker
  • Mental Health Association of Orange County

2
PACT PAROLE AND COMMUNITY TEAM
  • Run by the California Department of Corrections
    and Rehabilitation, Division of Adult Parole
    Operations
  • Provides newly released parolees with information
    and services to assist them in completing their
    parole requirements and becoming productive
    members of society.

3
PURPOSE OF PACT
  • Enhance public safety by stabilizing and
    facilitating community reintegration efforts for
    parolees within 30 to 60 days of their release to
    community.

4
COMPONENTS OF PACT
  • Scheduled meetings
  • Facilitate reintegration into society
  • One Stop Shopping location
  • Educate parolees about community services

5
WHO PARTICIPATES
  • Community Organizations
  • Share information about their services.
  • Organizations that attend
  • Recovery Support Groups
  • Church Groups
  • EDD/Vocational programs
  • Education programs
  • Transitional housing
  • Gang Intervention programs
  • Public Health
  • Child Support Services

6
REQUIREMENT OF ATTENDEES
  • Sign in and attend mandatory PACT meeting.
  • Visit a number of representatives from each
    organization and have assessment sheet signed.
  • Turn in signed off assessment sheet and check out
    before leaving.

7
PAROLEES AREAS OF NEED
  • Employment
  • Substance abuse programs
  • Training/Education
  • General Assistance
  • Housing/Transitional Living
  • Access to health care
  • Anger Management programs/Counseling

8
OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILD SUPPORT
AGENCIES
  • Overview of services
  • Advise of reporting requirement in reserved
    orders due to incarceration.
  • Compromise of assigned arrears program
  • Compromise of arrears family reunification
    program
  • Review and adjustment
  • License release

9
BENEFITS OF PACT MEETINGS FOR CHILD
SUPPORT AGENCIES
  • Targeted audience
  • Tracking for effectiveness
  • Networking and development of outreach for Child
    Support Services
  • Inter-county cooperation

10
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY PACT
  • List of attendees
  • Utilize list to identify child support cases in
    their county/other counties to outreach to
    recently released non-custodial parents regarding
    modifications.
  • Excellent locate tool

11
Santa Cruz-San Benito PACT
  • Multiple counties
  • San Francisco Bay area PACT coordinator meetings
  • Once a month meetings
  • Presentation
  • Unique to Santa Cruz differences throughout the
    state
  • Appointments
  • Problems

12
SANTA CRUZ-SAN BENITOPACT SUCCESS STORIES
  • Non-custodial parent in prison
  • Child support issues
  • Attended PACT meeting
  • Connected with local child support agency
  • Turned life around
  • Now Community Resource Coordinator for PACT
  • Role as Community Resource Coordinator

13
ORANGE COUNTY PACT
  • Partnership History
  • Our Role/Focus
  • Statistics
  • Challenges?

14
Orange County PACT Success Stories
  • Testimonial Customer/Service Provider
  • Other Success Stories

15
HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN PACT
  • PACT contact information
  • Obtain monthly or yearly schedule from PACT
    Coordinator.
  • Submit name, phone number and e-mail to PACT
    Coordinator to be put on e-mail mailing list.

16
QUESTIONS?????
  • THANK YOU
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