Almost 50,000 people a year enter homeless shelters immediately after exiting incarceration. Returning from jail, prison or juvenile detention places an immediate barrier to stable housing and employment.
THE CALCASIEU PRISONER REENTRY INITIATIVE (CAL-PRI) IS COMPRISED OF A DIVERSE GROUP OF MEMBERS REPRESENTING LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES; COMMUNITY-BASED AGENCIES; FAITH-BASED GROUPS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS WHO WISH TO ASSIST RE-ENTERING COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN THEIR DESIRE TO BE SUCCESSFUL.
THE NEXT MONTHLY CAL-PRI MEETING IS
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA
815 RYAN STREET, LAKE CHARLES
CAL-PRI is part of Louisiana Prisoner Reentry Initiative, a statewide program providing tools, resources and services needed for returning citizens. The LA-PRI model develops individualized care plans for each offender during incarceration. CAL-PRI’s goal is to address their transition, reintegration and aftercare plans.
- Facilitating dialogue, partnerships and events focused on re-entry
- Coordinating efforts to address human services needs
- Partnering with community organizations to address issues
- Raising awareness and advocating for services for re-entry success
Do you have resources that assist formerly incarcerated persons?