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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Executive Summary: Department Operated Work Release Centers with Contracted Counselors

Contracted counselors at Department Operated Work Release Centers offers a continuum of licensed services including intervention, outpatient and aftercare. Services are provided based on inmate’s individualized needs. Outpatient services are a minimum of four months and Aftercare/alumni services are provided until the inmate is released. Intervention services are provided to inmates with less than 4 months to serve. The counselor to client ratio is 1:50.

Profiles of Counselors at Department Operated Work Release Centers Program Facilities On June 30, 2012
Facility Provider Number of
Program Slots
Atlantic WRC Bridges of America 50
Bartow WRC Unlimited Path 50
Cocoa WRC Bridges of America 50
Daytona WRC Bridges of America 50
Dinsmore WRC Bridges of America 50
Fort Pierce WRC Bridges of America 50
Kissimmee WRC Unlimited Path 50
Lake City WRC Bridges of America 50
Miami North WRC Westcare 100
Opa Locka WRC Bridges of America 50
Orlando WRC Bridges of America 50
Panama City WRC Unlimited Path 50
Pensacola WRC Unlimited Path 50
Pinellas WRC Unlimited Path 50
Santa Fe WRC Bridges of America 50
St. Petersburg WRC Unlimited Path 50
Tallahassee WRC Unlimited Path 50
Tarpon Springs WRC Unlimited Path 50
West Palm Beach WRC Bridges of America 50
TOTAL 1000

WORKLOAD

Table 7A: FY 2011-2012 WR Housing Program Enrollment Data, by Fiscal Year
  • There were 677 offenders in the programs on June 30, 2012. 
  • Since program start-up, 819 different inmates have received services.
Table 7B: FY 2011-12 WR Program Enrollment Data, by Facility
  • Twelve programs had 40 or more new enrollment events during FY 2011-12.
  • In the FY 2011-12, the program had 851 different inmates enrolled in the program during the year.

Outcomes

Table 7C: FY 2011-12 WR Treatment Exit Data (Event-Based), by Facility
  • For the FY 2011-12 the overall success rate was 25.4%.