Office of Program Operations

As part of CDCR’s Division of Rehabilitative Programs, the Office of Program Operations (OPO) provides comprehensive pre-release rehabilitative programs and services for offenders while in prison and comprehensive post-release rehabilitative programs and services to parolees after prison to ensure a continuum of care. These rehabilitative programs and services are provided through the two sections within the OPO.

The two sections within OPO are:

In-Prison Programs

In-Prison Programs provide comprehensive pre-release rehabilitative programs and services for offenders while in prison, and works closely with Community Reentry Services to ensure a continuum of care.

These programs and services focus on:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT)
  • Pre-release education, planning, and skills
  • Acquisition of California ID Card (CAL-ID)

Click here to see a list of available rehabilitative programs for offenders in prison.

Community Reentry Services

Community Reentry Services provide comprehensive post-release rehabilitative programs and services located in communities throughout the State of California delivered through residential, outpatient, and drop-in centers.

These programs focus on:

  • Housing, life skills, and family unification
  • Educational including GED, academic and vocational training
  • Employment assistance and placement

Click here to see list of available rehabilitative programs for parolees after prison.

Click here to see the full list of rehabilitative programs and services offered by DRP.