Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Providing Training and Technical Assistance to Alaska Tribal Justice Systems

Reentry Programs

Reentry programs are designed to help returning citizens successfully “reenter” society following their incarceration, thereby reducing recidivism, improving public safety, and saving money.

American Probation and Parole Association

About APPA

As the voice of the community corrections industry, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) serves as the field’s leading professional membership association. Our work is supported by thousands of passionate members throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as other countries actively involved in strengthening community corrections work.

Tribal Community Corrections Support Center

APPA Releases Draft of Planning a Reentry Program: A Toolkit for Tribal Communities APPA Launches Website to Support Community Corrections in the Tribal Sector Tribal Representation at the APPA Annual Training Institute in San Francisco New Chair of the APPA Tribal Issues Committee, Tomasita Poncho-Wissiup APPA Releases Latest eLearning Course Overview of Tribal Intergovernmental Reentry Workshops.

APPA Resources

Our webinars are conducted to enhance the knowledge and understanding of reentry-related issues and to help problem solve around reentry-related issues in their Nation/Village.

National Reentry Resource Center

About NRRC

The National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) is the nation’s primary source of information and guidance in reentry.

The latest edition of Reentry Matters: Strategies and Successes of Second Chance Act Grantees includes focus on the Alaska Native Justice Center and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana.

Bureau of Justice Assistance

About BJA

BJA Strategies to Support Tribal Reentry – includes focus on Oneida Tribe of Indians of WI – Tribal Community Reintegration Program; Muscogee Creek Nation; Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon.

Native American Reentry Services

About NARS

About Native American Reentry Services Native American Reentry Services is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Native American, Asian Pacific Islander and other people overcome the challenge of incarceration and reentering the community post-incarceration. Our board consists of professionals who’ve served the incarcerated Native population during incarceration.

Native American Reentry Services’s reentry program, HEAL for Reentry, first created reentry drum of formerly incarcerated to be a presence at DOC annual pow wows, which was highly successful. Currently we are offering up our expertise to tribes to support tribal reentry programs and connection to tribal members during incarceration. Our long term goal is to begin providing direct services to Pierce County urban Indian population. Native American Reentry Services was awarded the American Indian Alaska Native Religious Services Contract by the Washington State Dept. of Corrections in 2016. We are proud to serve the Native community by insuring traditional ceremony and services to our incarcerated brothers and sisters.

Council of State Governments

About CSG

Founded in 1933, The Council of State Governments is our nation’s only organization serving all three branches of state government. CSG is a region-based forum that fosters the exchange of insights and ideas to help state officials shape public policy. This offers unparalleled regional, national and international opportunities to network, develop leaders, collaborate and create problem-solving partnerships.

Additional Reentry Resources

Alaska Department of Corrections

About ADOC

The Alaska Department of Corrections is committed to a proactive reentry process that supports individuals transitioning out of incarceration by providing them with the tools needed to be productive, healthy and contributing members of communities across the state.

Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Training & Technical Assistance Support

731 East 8th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.

This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-IC-BX-K004 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes:  The Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. 

Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.