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Parolees and Probationers Resource Fair

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Available resources to help parolees and probationers make successful transitions to life beyond prison are often difficult to find. However, the Sacramento Community Based Coalition (SCBC), the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), and the Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) are teaming up to provide a "one stop shopping" place for eligible men and women seeking services.

Parolees and probationers will have the opportunity to learn about education, employment, health, housing, and treatment resources in their community.

The Resource Fair is open to all interested Sacramento County parolees and probationers as well as SCBC clients.~

When: Friday, September 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Where: 10170 Missile Way, Mather CA 95655

Who: In addition to SCOE and SCBC, the list of vendors includes: CDCR Division of Rehabilitative Programs (DRP), Cement Masons Local 400, Center for Fathers and Families, Covered California, Health Care Options, Health and Fitness Magazine, Highlands Community Charter School, House of Integrity, Ink Off Me, LB Construction, Inc., Milgard Windows & Doors, Narcotics Anonymous, Northern California Construction Training, Oak House, Operating Engineers Local 3, Planned Parenthood, Richer and Associates, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Safety Center Incorporated, Teamsters Local 150, WestCare Foundation Substance Abuse and Services Coordinating Agency.

Background: The SCBC is a collaborative effort between the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) and the CDCR specifically designed for men and women reentering the community from state prison. The SCBC program applies the successful LINKS model, which is a groundbreaking SCOE career technical education model aimed at helping high-risk students succeed. Services are tailored to individual students based on their specific needs instead of through traditional, scripted education.

SCBC program participants are eligible to receive educational services that include literacy skills, GED and high school diplomas, math skills, vocational training referrals, and substance abuse education. Participants include men and women on parole in Sacramento County who have been referred by their Parole Agent.