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Requests for Proposals - Writing Recovery Workshops

The Contractor will provide to the State writing recovery workshops which are a series of writing workshops focused on stories of addiction and recovery. The Contractor will have participants write about their personal stories of struggle, perseverance, moments of doubt and inspiration and the slow but steady work of renewal and healing from addiction. The Contractor will include creative writing, poetry, non-fiction, and some humor in each workshop

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Three Requests for Proposals - Cognitive Behavioral Risk Interventions Services

The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC), Program Services Division is seeking proposals to deliver cognitive behavioral risk reduction services to offenders assessed with a moderate to high risk of re-offending. Risk intervention services are delivered as part of a developing multi-disciplinary service system which includes the facilitation of manualized curriculum and clinical groups. Proposals may be submitted by interested individuals and/or organizations. Proposals must outline the roles that the individual and/or organization is submitting the bid upon.

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Requests for Proposals - Community Justice Center

The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC), Community and Restorative Justice Unit is seeking proposals to operate a Community Justice Center(s) (CJC) in the greater Springfield and Bellows Falls area, specifically the Springfield Probation and Parole (Springfield P&P ) District including the following towns: Andover, Ascutney, Bellows Falls, Brownsville, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Londonderry, Ludlow, North Springfield, Plymouth, Proctorsville, Reading, Rockingham, Saxtons River, South Londonderry, Springfield, Weathersfield, Weston, Windham, and Winsor). This funding is available for municipality(s) or non-profit organization(s) within the greater Springfield Probation & Parole District. Anticipated grant period will be July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020 with option to renew for two consecutive one-year periods. The option to renew will be based upon performance of grantee and continued funding.

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Requests for Proposals - Supportive Housing for Individuals Returning to the Community from Incarceration

The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking proposals for programs that provide supportive housing for individuals reentering the community from incarceration. The anticipated grant period will be July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2020, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period. The option to renew will be based upon the performance of grantee and continued funding.

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VERMONT MUST FIND NEW FACILITY FOR ITS OUT-OF-STATE PRISONERS

Link to recent VTDigger.ORG article on Vermont Prisoners held in Michigan

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Vermont Department of Corrections - Emergency Notification System

Vermont Department of Corrections - Emergency Notification System

The Vermont Department of Corrections has launched a new Emergency Notification System that allows us to alert you no matter where you are.

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Delivery day for two rolling tributes to Vt. fallen soldiers

"Kevin McLaughlin knows a good motorcycle when he sees one, but there are a few features on these that make them more than just bikes. His son, Scott, is one of the 42 Vermont soldiers being honored on two overhauled motorcycles-- each one of the stars on the bikes represents a fallen soldier. Scott McLaughlin made the ultimate sacrifice for our country when he was killed in 2005 in the global war on terror." Excerpt from story on WCAX.com

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The Department of Mental Health says "Thank you"

A "thank you" for the Department of Corrections and the Southern State Correctional Facility

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VT Departments of Corrections, Fish & Wildlife Partner for Bat Conservation

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has partnered with the Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor to help save Vermont’s bats. Inmates involved in a work crew program recently built 50 bat houses that state biologists are using to provide daytime roosting sites for bats.

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New Sentencing Options Manual

New Sentencing Options Manual

Field Services Unit has published a new online Manual.

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WCAX Vt Prison Program coming up Roses

News story and video about CHSVT on Channel 3 WCAX by Susie Steimle

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CORRECTIONS HEROES RECEIVE DUE PRAISE

CORRECTIONS HEROES RECEIVE DUE PRAISE

Commissioner Andy Pallito recognized the first responders, from the Southern State Correctional Facility, whose quick actions were responsible for saving an inmate’s life at their facility.

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WCAX Inmates to Classmates Part 2

News story and video about CHSVT on Channel 3 WCAX by Susie Steimle

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WCAX Inmates to Classmates Part 1

News story and video about CHSVT on Channel 3 WCAX by Susie Steimle

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Can cooking turn Vt convicts' lives around?

WCAX New's Story on Southern State Correctional Facility's Community High School of Vermont Culinary Program.

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THE TABLE

Victim Services Newsletter

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Upcoming Training Academy Dates

Dates for the upcoming sessions of the Vermont Correctional Academy.

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