Grantor: U.S Department of Justice/Office of Justice Programs/ Bureau of Justice Assistance 2nd Chance Act
Title: Innovations in Re-entry Initiative: Reducing Recidivism Through Systems Improvement: Richmond Retooled Comprehensive Second Chance Re-entry Program
Description: Provided for technical resources and assistance necessary to identify assets and gaps in re-entry systems and to develop capacity and partnerships with other justice agencies to provide services that reduce recidivism, crime and improve public safety. The award funds the Richmond Retooled Re-entry Program, a comprehensive plan that will provide strategies for successful resident reintegration into the community. The program will assess, identify and connect residents with resources and services specific to their needs. The wrap-around services include education, employability skills/job training/vocational, financial literacy, and health & human services. This will be accomplished through collaborating and partnering with community agencies (local, state, & federal), faith-based, families, criminal justice system, and workforce partners. Each resident will receive pre-release services through programming at Richmond City Justice Center and post- release services via community partner agencies.
Grantor: Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Title: Jail Mental Health Program: RCSO partnered with OAR (Opportunity. Alliance. Re-entry.) and RBHA (Richmond Behavioral Health Authority) again to apply for the JMHP grant provided by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
Description: The RCSO was awarded a grant, which aims to provide pre- and post-release services to mentally ill inmates. This service provides individuals with mental health and substance use treatment, as well as, clinical case management reentry services during their period of incarceration at RCJC.
- Ongoing treatment and case management services will be provided, if appropriate, following release from RCJC
- Voluntary participation in the MHJPP
- Diagnostic assessment
- Group & Individual therapy by licensed clinical staff, as well as, Peer-Led groups
- Pro-social groups
- Anger Management
- Education support services
- Individual case management
- Treatment within the MHJPP is individualized based on the assessment of each participant’s needs
Grantor: U.S Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Title: CESF (Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding)
Description: Funding provides for the reimbursing of programs, projects, and services that assisted the Sheriff’s Office in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the
Grantor: VA Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
Title: CESF (Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding) for Law Enforcement agencies
Description: Funding provides for the reimbursing of programs, projects, and services that assisted the Sheriff’s Office in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the coronavirus. This funding and support includes the following: - Personal Protective Equipment, Cleaning Supplies and Equipment, Thermometers and Fit Tests.
Grantor: US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Title: Implementing the PREA Standards
Description: Funding will be used to support PREA implementation at the Richmond City Justice Center to initiate and/or expand efforts to implement the PREA standards and zero tolerance cultures related to sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Specifically, the award will provide for an internal self- assessment, staff training, enhanced victim support services, enhanced/upgraded security equipment, and a PREA audit.