Worcester, Mass. program to help male offenders released from jail

NECN: Aug 16, 2013 (NECN: Mike Cronin) – An innovative new program was announced by the Worcester County sheriff’s office. It’s called “After Incarceration Support Services” or AISS, and the goal is to help male offenders who are getting out of jail rebuild their lives so they don’t end up re-offending and back behind bars. […]

Sheriff announces opening of new center

Athol Daily News – 8/31/2013   WORCESTER — In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including Worcester County, nearly 40 percent of offenders return to prison within three years of their release. Many offenders re-enter society with few resources and little direction, a scenario which often leads to the commission of new crimes and a revolving door […]