Reentry Resources


Friends Outside Santa Clara: Every human being had the potential for good as well as evil and that too often incarceration and its impact on the family led to the waste of human potential. Using volunteers and donors, the agency began to provide food, clothing, and support for families. 

California Reentry Program: The mission of the California Reentry Program is to assist California prisoners in successfully reentering society. This includes developing parole plans; providing prisoners assistance with developing social skills and obtaining services in their local communities; promoting public support for such programs; and providing a model for reentry programs that can be replicated in California and elsewhere. 

 San Francisco women’s reentry center: Provides women who have a history of criminal justice involvement with the services necessary to achieve and maintain safe and healthy lifestyles. Restorative Justice principles are woven into all of the center’s practices, guided by the belief that crime hurts everyone; victim, offender, families and communities, and creates an obligation to make things right. Community based nonprofits, such as Community Works, Center Point and others 

Santa Clara County Probation Department: is to reduce crime and protect the community through prevention, investigation, and supervision services and safe custodial care for adults and juveniles. As an integral part of the justice system, the Department is committed to building partnerships with the community and restoring losses to victims of crime and the public through innovative programs that stress offender accountability and development of competency skills.

California expungement services: This guide is intended as an information tool to assist you with cleaning up your criminal record. We do not guarantee any results with respect to a particular case, and the information provided in this guide is not intended as legal advice.

PACT: PACT helps everyday people win extraordinary victories by teaching them how to speak, act, and engage in the public arena for themselves through grassroots organization.There are also PACT meetings on Tuesdays at 9Am on Hedding right across the jail in the Old Armory building.  They have specific services for
people who were just released, it’s a workshop.

State Links

California Courts Interpreter
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
California Department of Justice – Office of the Attorney General
California Legislative Analyst’s Office
California State Assembly
California State Senate, Senate Office of Research
Office of Criminal Justice Planning (OCJP)

Local Government Links

Domestic Violence Project of Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County, Department of Correction
Santa Clara County, District Attorney
Santa Clara County, Employment Opportunities
Santa Clara County, Home Page
Santa Clara County, Sheriff’s Office
Santa Clara County, Social Services Agency
Santa Clara County, Superior Court of California
San Jose Police Department

Law, Statistics and Research

California Code – Database of current California codes
Child & Family Statistics – Federal & state statistics on children & their families
Crime Statistics – Private site of criminal justice links and data
Foundation Center – Directory of philanthropic resources
Juvenile Justice Evaluation Research
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
National Center On Addiction and Substance Abuse
National Center for Victims of Crime
National Center for Juvenile Justice
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
National Crime Prevention Council
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
RAND Corporation
SEARCH – National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
World Criminal Justice Library Network
Urban Institute

Professional Associations and Organizations

American Probation and Parole Association
California Gang Investigator’s Association
California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association (CPPCA)
Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC)
Justice Research and Statistics Association