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Richmond City Sheriff's Office
City of Richmond


1701 Fairfield Way

Richmond, VA
23223 USA


Email: Ask The Sheriff

Fax: (804)646-4291



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Transitional Programs / Re-Entry Services

Re-entry Services has begun its recruitment of residents (all security levels) willing to improve their life upon release. The Re-entry Program will increase the participants’ future marketability skills for employment and provide transitional tools needed for a successful reintegration into society. The Re-entry Program supports the RCSO’s commitment to residents being “Work Ready, Home Ready & Community Ready” upon their release.

Provided Services:

  • Ready-to-Work: learning about more ways to succeed upon release in the areas of workforce development, life skills and ways to continue education
  • Case Planning
  • Housing
  • DMV- Driving record information
  • Birth Certificates
  • Virginia Bonding Program
  • Workforce: employment, education, training and career information
  • Probation & Parole: Home Plan and “Making it on Supervision Seminars”
  • Vocational Training: Job Training Certifications:
  • Serv Safe (food industry)
  • Culinary Arts
  • Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Nail Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • OSHA
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Landscaping
  • Re-entry Resource Fair
  • Family Reunification Seminars


G.R.A.C.E. Program

Growth through Recovery over Addiction with Counseling to Empower (G.R.A.C.E.) is an opportunity afforded to the residents at RCSO. It is a voluntary substance abuse treatment program available to those sincerely seeking a change. It is a change that comes with commitment, hard work and enthusiasm. Our program staff assists residents in developing competencies through evidence-based programming. Our primary goal is developing the whole person returning to society.

Services provided:

  • Men and Women Substance Abuse Therapeutic Communities
  • An average in-house stay is 90-days to 9 months
  • Case Management Monitoring
  • NA/AA Meetings
  • Weekly Community Speakers
  • DOC/RCSO Work Release