BSCC Surveys Counties on Division of Juvenile Justice Realignment Needs

December 18, 2020
SACRAMENTO – To help inform the priorities for allocating the Regional Youth Programs and Facilities Grant Program, the BSCC is surveying counties to determine statewide infrastructure and programming needs. Senate Bill 823 (Chapter 337, Statutes of 2020) began the closure of the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice, realigning those functions to county governments. The legislation Read More »

BSCC Announces New Grant Opportunities

November 19, 2020
SACRAMENTO (Nov. 19, 2020) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved millions of dollars in grant programs, including ones for indigent defense, reentry, health and safety issues associated with commercial cannabis, and federal coronavirus relief funds. The Board approved the release of Request for Proposals for the Adult Reentry Grant, the Prop Read More »

Input Sought on BSCC Inspection Process

November 19, 2020
SACRAMENTO (November 19, 2020) – A listening session to hear public input on the Board of State and Community Corrections’ enhanced inspection process has been set for December 9 and will be conducted over Zoom. Members of the Board and BSCC staff invite your participation. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and last until Read More »

BSCC Seeks Input on JPS Changes

November 16, 2020
Sacramento (November 16, 2020) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections is asking for public and stakeholder input to help inform planned modifications to the Jail Profile Survey that would add information about late-night releases from county jails.   A Zoom listening session will be held on Thursday, December 3 beginning at 4 p.m. Read More »