While the details are just coming in, the prognosis for Reentry Programs under the proposed 2011 budget released Feb.2,2010 is good. Proposed Reentry Funding may actually increase over 2010 expenditures. Specifically, funding of $144 million is proposed for Department of Justice’s Reentry Services. including continued funding of $100 million under the Second Chance Act, and $30 million for a Drug Rehabilitation Housing Program for offenders returning from jails and prisons.
Further details on 2011 Reentry Funding will be added as they are announced.