This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
April 26, 2012 | Program Results Report
Through its MOMobile at Riverside program, the Maternity Care Coalition in Philadelphia provided education and support services to female inmates who were pregnant and/or mothers of young children. RWJF supported the program from 2006 through 2010.
October 31, 2008 | Program Results Report
Staff at Family Justice designed and implemented a comprehensive database designed to support its approach to improving the health and well-being of formerly incarcerated individuals and their families in New York.
February 23, 2006 | Program Results Report
The Hunter College Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health designed and ran Health Link, which provided in-jail and post-release services to women and adolescent inmates ages 16 to 18 at New York City's Rikers Island correctional complex.
August 27, 2009 | Program Results Report
An electronic database and map of reentry services available to prisoners returning from New York City's jails to communities in its five boroughs finds services are often inaccessible.
May 23, 2005 | Program Results Report
The Family Life Center, based in Providence, R.I., and founded to help recently released ex-offenders and their families' transition back into the community after release from prison, opened its doors in 2003.
October 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Community Advocacy Program in Cleveland paired medical and legal professionals to improve community health in Cleveland by overcoming legal barriers to patient health.
November 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
Urban Strategies Council led a coalition to design programs and make recommendations to improve access to health care for formerly incarcerated individuals who have reentered the community.
November 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
Genesis Counseling Center led a coalition of Camden County court system officials and treatment providers that worked to establish New Jersey's first "drug courts" in Camden County.
December 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The Horticultural Society of New York hired a project coordinator a horticultural program that provides education, counseling, job training, and transitional employment to New York City inmates.
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Vera Institute of Justice evaluated La Bodega de la Familia, a program operated by the Vera Institute and dedicated to improving family well-being by supporting families of drug users under parole or probation supervision.