Inmate Jail Release Services

Through the Service Planning and Assistance Network (SPAN), the City provides free and confidential discharge planning services for recently released inmates. You can get help with medication, housing, health insurance, public assistance, mental health services, and case management.

Many community based-organizations help inmates preparing to leave jail. You can get medical care, help if you are living with or at-risk for HIV or AIDS, case management to apply for social services, employment assistance (including short-term paid employment), substance abuse treatment, housing, legal assistance, and education programs.