Outcomes Report Released for Luzerne County Reentry Service Center

WILKES-BARRE — GEO Reentry Services has released an outcomes report for the Luzerne County Reentry Service Center. Since 2010, GEO Reentry has operated the RSC for the probation department. This report assesses data points for 140 participants who entered the program in calendar year 2022. It finds very positive engagement results, including an 87% accountability check-in rate, lower substance abuse rates, 54% employment gains, and positive program discharges. Of importance, when assessing 70 successful program completions during this year, there was a 41% risk reduction as measured by the LSI-R.

Located at 125 N. Wilkes Barre Boulevard, the Luzerne County Reentry Service Center opened in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 2010 to help alleviate prison overcrowding at Luzerne County Correctional Facility and tackle chronic recidivism in the county.

As a non-residential reentry center, the program provides evidence-based treatment, training and supervision to individuals referred by Luzerne County or the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, including cognitive behavioral therapy and substance abuse treatment, empowering them to take charge of their lives and become productive members of society.

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About GEO Reentry Services (www.georeentry.com)
GEO Reentry Services operates non-residential programs such as day reporting centers, in-prison treatment services, and residential reentry centers for federal, state and local correctional agencies. By combining research-based treatment and counseling services for individuals on parole, probation, pretrial, or incarcerated, GEO Reentry assists community correctional agencies with important public safety efforts.