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.
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.
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.
Volunteering with FDC is a rewarding experience for individuals citizens. Volunteering is also important to safety and security of our institutions and facilities and important to the administration of our inmate and offender programming. FDC recruits, trains and supervises the services of over 19,000 volunteers statewide.
Division of Development: Improvement and Readiness
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Main (850) 717–3050
Fax (850) 410–4559