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INMATE PROGRAMS & SERVICES AT SOLANO COUNTY JAIL
Existing Contractors (through Sheriff’s Department Funding)
- Healthright 360 Substance Abuse Treatment: Healthright 360 provides comprehensive substance use disorder treatment including: assessment, treatment planning, and a range of Substance Abuse Treatment, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Re-entry Planning activities to inmates involved in their program
- Chaplain Services: Provides religious programs in the jail. In cooperation with local religious leaders and chaplain volunteers, weekly Bible studies and religious faith group rites and prayers are offered to housing units. The Chaplain also coordinates distribution of religious reading materials, provides personal counseling services and spearheads special events and activities.
- Five Keys Charter School: For male and female inmates without a high school diploma. Five Keys provides GED preparation and credits towards a high school diploma. They provide classroom based instruction, independent study and special education. Five Keys provides educational services at all three Solano County Jails.
- Inmate Library Service: Legal reference services are being provided by Legal Research Associates, (LRA), an external service. Educational, self-help, and recreational books are available in-house. Lists of programs by county are also available by writing to the library.
5. PEAK Parenting Program: A collaboration with Child Haven. A Parenting Skills Class is delivered to male inmates with children ages 0-5. Services start in jail and follow the participant into the community.
6. Employment Readiness Skills/ Employment Re-entry Case Management/Job Placement: Provided by Leaders in Community Alternatives through a collaborative contract between the Sheriff’s Office and Probation. LCA offers Employment Skills and Life Skills Classes to male and female inmates. Inmates who participate in the in-custody program are eligible to transition to the LCA program in the community to continue employment readiness work and job placement.
7. Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction (MIOCR) Programs: Referrals for in-custody and re-entry programs through CFMG.
• In-custody Treatment Program for male inmates run by CFMG
• Re-entry/Aftercare Program begins with referral and assessment in jail and case managers follow individual into the community to provide on-going case management for up to six months.
8. In-Custody Case Management Services: Healthright 360 delivers Case Management services across all jails. Case Managers are responsible for the administration of the LSCMI, development of an initial Case Plan associated with the LSCMI and referral of inmates to programs within the jail. They will also develop reentry plans with inmates and follow inmates who are not assigned to programs with re-entry components into the community, for 30-60 days.
9. Women's Reentry Achievement Program (WRAP): WRAP case managers provide pre-release services in the jail prior to a woman’s release. Services include individual reentry planning, trauma and empowerment groups, and Reading Legacies (a program helping incarcerated women stay connected with their children). Intensive case management services are provided after release.
10. Thinking for a Change (T4C) and Controlling Anger and Learning to Manage (CALM): (T4C) and CALM are integrated, cognitive behavioral change programs for offenders which include cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem solving skills.
Existing Collaborations (with other Solano County or Government Departments and/or CBP)
1. Veterans Justice Outreach Program: VA social worker, Veteran’s Court and Solano County Veteran’s Services come to the jail every other Wednesday to help inmates who are veterans access VA and community resources. Assists in establishing eligibility, discharge and transition planning, health and housing services, etc.
1. Community Volunteer Services: Group work facilitated by community volunteers such as AA, NA, Bridging the Gap, Religious Services.
Programs with Future Start Dates
SB 1022: Vocational Training Center to be located on the Claybank Campus. Will have 10,000 sqft of Classroom where some of our current programming will be located. Additionally, will have 30,000 sqft of vocational training space for trades oriented pre-apprenticeship programs, diesel mechanics, truck driving school, etc. Set to open early 2019.