Congratulations to the 68 men who were honored today at the Idaho State Correctional Institution – Robert Janss School 2019 Graduation and Celebration of Achievement.

Those honored at the ceremony include:

  • 33 GED graduates
  • 22 financial literacy graduates
  • 13 computer literacy certificate recipients

Dodds Hayden, the vice-chairman of the Idaho Board of Correction, delivered the commencement address.

Vincent Porter was the student speaker.  [read more...]

For the past several years the Nampa Community Reentry Center (N-CRC) has participated in Nampa’s “Brush Up Nampa.” This year was no exception. 

Saturday, June 8th was our 7th year painting a home for Brush Up Nampa. 

I want to express my appreciation for the hard work of officer’s Chynoweth and Ramos, and the 14 offenders that participated in this year’s event. 

Jared Bryan, Nampa’s Economic Development and Community Project Manager wrote the following: [read more...]

District 1 Probation & Parole, based in Coeur d’ Alene, has been increasing our partnership in recent months with St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) at the H.E.L.P. Center.  

As a member of the newly formed Returning Citizens Advisory Committee for St. Vincent de Paul of North Idaho, we are seeking to create better opportunities for successful reentry into our communities.   [read more...]