First Step Act gives more support to programs that work for California inmates

By Steve Farguie, Senior Area Manager for GEO Care. Published in the Orange County Register on Jan. 19, 2019. When California prisons came under healthcare receivership in 2005, the process of enhancing the community reentry programs for our state’s prison population began. California’s investment in in-custody and community programming such as the Custody to Community Transitional Reentry Program (CCTRP)  and the Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) has paid off in reduced recidivism rates and a declining prison population in accordance with some of the receiver’s requirements.

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