Post-release residential supervision

Keir Irwin Rogers, Carla Reeves

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Abstract

Securing a suitable form of housing is among the most important resettlement or re-entry needs of people leaving prison. In some countries, people’s housing needs are temporarily deferred by mandatory residence in accommodation that is either directly operated or overseen by criminal justice agencies. Typically lasting for only a short period, residence in such accommodation nevertheless provides criminal justice professionals with opportunities to provide enhanced levels of monitoring and support. This chapter will explore the types of approach taken to the provision of accommodation and residential services for people leaving prison in England and Wales, the US, and Canada. Drawing on research, policy documents, and relevant legislation, it will identify the core aims and content of such provision, discuss points of overlap and divergence, and consider the likely future of post-release residential supervision in each country.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice
EditorsPamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter44
Pages545-556
Number of pages12
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781315102832
ISBN (Print)9781138103320, 9781138102057
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2019

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    Irwin Rogers, K., & Reeves, C. (2019). Post-release residential supervision. In P. Ugwudike, H. Graham, F. McNeill, P. Raynor, F. S. Taxman, & C. Trotter (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice (1st ed., pp. 545-556). Routledge.