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Resource Title: From Locked Up to Locked Out: Creating and Implementing Post-release Housing for Ex-prisoners (2007 Update)

Format: Other

Product Developer: Non-Governmental Organization icon

Product Type: Training and Technical Assistance

Date Completed: December 2007

Author/Organization: AIDS Housing of Washington


Intended as a training resource for community organizations, the book is a starting point for planning and improving post-release housing and related services to support the transition of individuals out of prison. It includes examples of housing and service programs that are serving this population and offers references to numerous resources for further reading and research.

Originally published in 2003, the book was updated in 2005 with additional chapters on Family Reunification and Collaborating with Departments of Correction and again in 2007 with more recent statistics and information. As part of the 2007 update, a new lesson-by-lesson training curriculum/teacher's guide and PowerPoint presentation, along with a companion video on DVD, are also now available.

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