JREC is committed to our community partners and offender service providers who work with us and provide guidance and oversight through their participation in monthly Jacksonville Area Discharge Enhancement meetings (JADE). JREC works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies, state attorneys, public defenders, health service providers, businesses and other agencies for referrals and customer services. In addition, the JREC coordinates the sharing of information among the participating agencies to facilitate the screening of and case processing for program referrals.

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Portal of Entry: The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Department of Corrections will, in conjunction with participating agencies operate a "Portal of Entry" (one stop shop) whereby ex-offenders returning from local, state or federal incarceration can be provided assistance for successful reentry into our community. The Jacksonville Reentry Center serves as one arm of this reentry portal.

Dismas: Another arm of the Sheriff's Office reentry initiative, this program is designed to address the needs of offenders who have been or are at risk of being involved in violent crimes.These groups of offenders are addressed through Offender Notification Meetings which include communicating a focused deterrence message to a targeted group of high-risk offenders at risk for committing gun crimes. The message is communicated through a coordinated and aggressive law enforcement response to firearms violence, making offenders know they are more visible to police and the community. This group of ex-offenders will also be connected with necessary services to meet needs and provide alternatives to criminal involvement.

More information:

Use the following links to locate more information about the State of Florida Department of Corrections, facilities, and state-wide re-entry programs and efforts.

Contact Information

Jacksonville Re-Entry Center
1024 Superior Street
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 301-2400 (phone)
(904) 384-8365 (fax)


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