At The GEO Group, those entrusted in our care are on a path to success through an offering of services. All individuals in our care have access to reading materials, outside recreation, classes, and other activities meant to mirror reality while creating structure to better their life outside. Rather than hear it from us, hear it firsthand.
Dignity and Respect
Louisiana: Bridging Inmates to Community Reentry Services
“You’re not inmate Jackson; you’re Mr. Jackson.”- In Prison Participant
“I would like to start off by saying thank you for this program that you are giving to me at Moore Haven Correctional Facility. It is a very good program for the ones that want good out of life, and that want to make it. It is a good start to get back on your feet, and get started with your new life”
– Participant Smith, Moore Haven
“I’m a human being here, not just a number.”- In Prison Participant
“They wanted me to be a mentor.”- In Prison-Participant
Education & Vocational Training
“The skills I learned I can take beyond these walls.” -In Prison-Participant
Participant McCoy started a solid reentry plan with his transition case manager and post-release case manager before leaving the facility, and as a result he moved directly into approved transitional housing. He has also been able to obtain and maintain employment and still voluntarily resides in the transitional housing program.”
– Participant McCoy, Bay
“You’ll be ready for a new journey.”- In Prison-Participant
“With the help of post-release services, Mr. Young received 90 days of housing.
During this time, he was able to save money with the job he obtained, and move into an apartment.
He is currently maintaining that employment and apartment.”
– Participant Young, Blackwater
“Participant Smith has been in and out of prison since 1995. With his most recent release in July 2016 he was able to utilize post-release services. He left Graceville with a job, but no form of transportation. His post-release case manager got him monthly bus passes to be able to get to and from his place of employment, and he is currently maintaining this employment. Mr. Smith’s post-release case manager also connected him with a reentry coalition that assisted him with clothing and additional employment opportunities.”
– Participant Smith, Graceville
“Participant Jones has been in and out of prison for more than 30 years.
With his most recent release in April 2017, he has been able to obtain and maintain employment as well as pay child support.
Mr. Jones is grateful for all the support his post-release case manager has given him, stating, “This program has helped me turn my life around, and I am a new man. I could not have done it without your support.”
– Participant Jones, Blackwater
“Thank you for this program, that you all are giving to me at Moore Haven CF the C.O.C. Release Services. It really is a blessing to me for the help that GEO Care is going to help me out with, and I will use it all for the good of my release plan. I want you to know how much of this is going to be a big help.”
– Participant Flanders, Moore Haven
Safe & Welcoming Facility
“This facility is highly therapeutic.” -CDCR Captain Patrick Kehoe
“We make it as close to reality as possible.” – Staff, Liz Knott