Bureau of Readiness and Community Transition


Bureau Chief

Patrick Mahoney

The Bureau of Readiness and Community Transition offers services, develops and fosters resources to facilitate successful reintegration from prison into the community. The Bureau of Readiness and Community Transition advances, coordinates and monitors quality programming to address criminogenic needs for inmates and offenders.

Substance Use

Substance use programming in the institutions and community seeks to treat participants with histories of dependency by focusing on changing the behaviors that led to the addiction. This leads to the creation of a healthy lifestyle and contributes to the safety and security of our institutions and the community.

Community Based Programs

The quality management of contracted residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment, outpatient mental health and sex offender treatment, post-release transitional housing programs and other diversion programs for offenders on felony supervision.

Re-Entry Centers

Re-Entry Centers focus on preparing inmates for successful transition back into the community by providing comprehensive services that focus on evidence-driven practices. To strengthen the likelihood that inmates will succeed in their transition to the community, FDC has established four re-entry facilities, Gadsden Re-Entry Center, Baker Re-Entry Center, Sago Palm Re-Entry Center and Everglades Re-Entry Center.

  • Program Clearinghouse Applications
  • Research Principles
  • Research Procedures
  • Volunteer Services
  • Academic Education
  • Workforce Education
  • Library Services
  • Worship/Religious Education Programs and Services
  • Religious Diet Program
  • Faith and Character Based Programs
  • Substance Use
  • Mental Health (Community)
  • Diversion Programs
  • Re-Entry Centers
  • Resource Directory