Family visitation, reentry training, substance abuse grants promote Va. DOC success

The latest grant awards promote family visitation and reentry and are funded through September 2024


By Harold W. Clarke, Director
Virginia Department of Corrections

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) has recently been awarded $1,076,623 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Both grants were competed nationally and underwent a rigorous application and review process. They will fund projects through September 2024.

The latest grant awards promote family visitation and reentry. “We are fortunate to have such success in our grant-seeking efforts. We’ve expanded many programs, as well as improved and implemented others because of grant funding,” said Scott Richeson, Deputy Director of Programs, Education and Reentry. “These newly-funded projects will improve and expand vital parts of our operations.”

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