Reintegrating Offenders

Offenders released from prison face a variety of challenges in returning to a responsible community life. The following resources deal with this issue.

The resources on this page were hand-picked by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta's team of librarians as a good place to start.
For further resources, see the following keywords:
Reintegration, Parole


Suggested Resources

Calgary John Howard Society

The Calgary John Howard Society's vision is to promote positive change through humane, just, and informed responses to crime and its effects. The organization provides programs for both adults and youth involved in the criminal justice system, or who are at risk for becoming involved in the criminal justice system. Related keywords: Crime prevention (75), Reintegration (25), Restorative justice (46)

Edmonton John Howard Society

Edmonton John Howard Society is a not-for-profit, community-based crime prevention agency. They provide assistance to people in conflict with the law, their families, those who have the potential to be in conflict with the law, and victims of crime. Their work to eradicate the root causes of crime helps build safety and harmony in communities. Related keywords: Crime prevention (75), Reintegration (25)

Elizabeth Fry Society - Calgary

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary (EFry) offers Pathways to Healing for women in conflict, or at risk of being in conflict, with the law by providing opportunities through supports and advocacy. Programs include: Prison and Community Outreach Program (PCOP), the Adult Court Legal Information Program, the Youth Court Work Program, the Community Awareness Program for Immigrants (CAPI), the Aboriginal Cultural Support Program, Berkana and Sabrina House, and the Volunteer Program. Related keywords: Reintegration (25), Restorative justice (46)

Elizabeth Fry Society - Edmonton

The mission of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton is to foster the dignity and worth of women who come into conflict with the law, and help them live as valued members of their communities. They are a not-for-profit organization that has existed in Edmonton since 1977. Related keywords: Reintegration (25), Restorative justice (46)