Probation and Restitution Centers are community-based residential programs for selected offenders under Department supervision, and recently released inmates. The program consists of a four (4) to six (6) month Residential Program Phase. Phase I, followed by a three (3) to six (6) month extended Support and Follow-up Services Phase (Phase II), during which participants reside within the community. The PRC offers a sentencing alternative to the Courts, while providing a resource for participants who experience difficulty meeting their court-imposed financial obligations to victims, the Courts, and the Department. Additionally, PRCs provide transitional assistance to newly-released inmates during their re-entry into the community. The program provides a continuum of services that offer at a minimum employability, job placement, budgeting skills development and assistance, vocational and educational training through linkages to community-based employers and providers; substance abuse services; transitional housing, support services to facilitate successful participation in the community, other such services to promote personal responsibility, self-improvement and public safety.
|Facility||Status||Number of Contracted Beds Funded|
|Jacksonville PRC – The Salvation Army||Active||20|
|Pensacola PRC -Non-Secure Programs, Inc.||Opened January 1, 2003||33|
|Orlando PRC -Westcare Florida, Inc. (Original Vendor) Non-Secure Programs, Inc. (Current Vendor)||Opened January 1, 2003 Assignment June 20, 2003||65|
|Average Per Diem on June 30, 2009||$42.77*|
|*This average is based upon the 118 funded beds, not total contracted beds.|