San Bernardino County team builds stronger “bridge” for mentally ill offenders transitioning back into community

CA Fwd jail study showed mentally ill offenders are booked twice as often and stay three times longer Read more

VIDEO: California schools group wraps up successful collaboration to improve LCFF plans

Faced with daunting task of creating school accountability plans, these districts came together at just the right time Read more

CA Fwd jail data helps counties secure anti-recidivism funds

Prop 47 grants aimed at improving mental health and substance abuse treatment Read more

Santa Cruz County supervisors unanimously approve CA Fwd jail recommendations

Study showing most arrests drug and alcohol related could lead to better outcomes and cost savings for county Read more

Specialists embedded in Riverside County jail help stabilize, treat mentally ill inmates

Program aims to better transition inmates into general population and eventually into the community Read more

Expanded substance abuse treatment finds success in Riverside County

Residents seeking treatment previously waited weeks, now placed in programs within a couple of days Read more

Report reveals gender differences in incarceration in California county

Women in Santa Cruz County jails more likely to have mental illness compared to men Read more

Riverside County takes proactive approach to transitioning inmates back into community

Inmates previously released often with little planning or mental health resources for life after incarceration Read more

Peer support specialist draws on own struggles to help at-risk Riverside County youth

Program pairs peer personnel with troubled youth on path to detention Read more

San Bernardino County jail study by CA Fwd leading to change in criminal justice

Data gives county opportunity to make jail system more cost effective, maintain public safety Read more