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.
October 25, 2014 | Program Results Report
From July 2010 through December 2013, the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative led a project that provided parenting classes and family support services for inmates and families to improve child well-being and reduce recidivism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Investigators at the University of New Mexico (UNM) studied the effectiveness of the San Juan County DWI Facility to deter drunken driving in San Juan County, N.M.