Transition center offers ‘one-stop shop’ for released inmates

Tue, July 23, 2019 3:42 PM | Marsha Grant (Administrator)

By Rachel Looker   Jul. 22, 2019

In Clackamas County, Ore., inmates who are being released from the county jail don’t have to look far to receive help transitioning back to life outside of prison.

The Clackamas County Transition Center is the first of its kind in the region and provides a wide variety of services for justice-involved individuals in a location that is hard to miss.

“We are right across the parking lot from the jail,” said Kelli Zook, the former Transition Center coordinator.

According to Clackamas County Chief Deputy Jenna Morrison, when inmates are released, they physically walk past the transition center on their way out of the Clackamas County Jail. READ MORE

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