The Division of Development: Improvement & Readiness is committed to leadership in rehabilitative programs that support the improvement and readiness of lives in our custody. By employing evidence-driven strategies, the Division increases security and public safety by providing programming for productive learning, positively transforming behaviors, and creates pro-social skills that assists with re-integration into community.
Three sections under the direction of the Division supports the following disciplines:
Applied Science, Research, and Policy provides program analysis and evidenced-driven practices to advance predictive proven outcomes.
The Bureau of Programs is responsible for the administration of Academic and Workforce education, library services, institutional substance abuse programming, and cognitive behavioral programming.
The Bureau of Readiness and Community Transition is responsible for services that assist in the transition period between incarceration and return to community. These services include Re-Entry institutions, community based behavioral health and substance abuse programs, volunteer programs, Chaplaincy, and other release services.
Division of Development: Improvement and Readiness
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Main (850) 717–3050
Fax (850) 410–4559