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CDCR - Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) - Kern

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: November 19, 2019
1101 Union Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307

CDCR - Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) - Kern is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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CDCR - Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) - Kern basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 661-325-5774

This Reentry Center is a 125-bed facility. Turning Point contracts with the California Department of Corrections, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, and Aftercare services to operate this reentry center for men and women. It is located in the central Bakersfield area close to many potential places of employment for residents.

Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day 7 days a week

PSC Contract

The PSC Reentry is a 50 bed facility for parolees that are in need of community integration services. The reentry program seeks to facilitate a healthy and successful transition to self-sufficient community living for each resident. Each resident has an individual program plan with gainful employment as a top priority. Opportunities and privileges are offered are contingent on satisfactory conduct and progress toward completion of goals in the program plan.

The MCRP is a voluntary program for male inmates who have approximately 365 days left to serve. The MCRP allow eligible inmates committed to state prison to serve the end of their sentences in the community in lieu of confinement in state prison.
The MCRP is designed to provide, or arrange linkage to a range of community-based, rehabilitative services that assist with substance use disorders, mental health care, medical care, employment, education, housing, family reunification, and social support. MCRP’s help participants successfully reenter the community from prison and reduce recidivism.
All levels of eligible inmates who have approximately 365 days, but no less than 30 days, of their State prison sentence remaining may volunteer for placement. The ineligibility criteria are as follows:
• An inmate whose County of Last Legal Residence (CLLR) does not have a MCRP or is not served by a multi-county MCRP. An inmate approved for a transfer of supervision to a county which is served by a MCRP is eligible
• Has a PC Section 290 registration requirement, an R suffix, or current or prior conviction for a sexually violent offense as defined in subdivision (B) of the Welfare and Institutions Code Section 6600
• California Static Risk Assessment score of five (high violence)
• Has an escape history within the last five years, or mandatory minimum placement score (MMPS) noted for Escape
• Has an active or potential felony hold, warrant, or detainer
• Has in-custody misconduct (Division A-C offenses) within the last 12 calendar months, except physical possession of alcohol and possession of drugs (Trafficking offenses remain exclusionary)
• Has been released from Security Housing Unit/Psychiatric Security Unit (SHU/PSU) within the last 12 calendar months
• Validated Security Threat Group I (STG I) pursuant to California Code of Regulations,
Title 15 Subsection 3378(c)

Inmates determined eligible for placement will be reviewed by the Institutional Classification Committee and if approved for placement, referred to the Classification Staff Representative for endorsement. All participants are subjected to mandatory electronic monitoring and must agree to the monitoring as a condition of placement.

Residential Treatment
Residential treatment programs are organized and staffed to provide both general and specialized nonhospital-based interdisciplinary services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for persons with behavioral health or co-occurring needs, including intellectual or developmental disabilities. Residential treatment programs provide environments in which the persons served reside and receive services from personnel who are trained in the delivery of services for persons with behavioral health disorders or related problems. These services are provided in a safe, trauma-informed, recovery-focused milieu designed to integrate the person served back into the community and living independently whenever possible. The program involves the family or other supports in services whenever possible.
Residential treatment programs may include domestic violence treatment homes, nonhospital addiction treatment centers, or other nonmedical settings.

BOP Contract

This is a 35-bed facility for men and women and is operated under contract with the Federal Prison System and others. The Center functions as a community-based sanction/treatment center for the Federal System. Placements are referred from the Federal Prison System or the Federal Court System.

Services Available

The following services are available at the Bakersfield Reentry Center and through community resource referrals for both PSC and BOP clients:

Food and shelter
Job placement
Reestablishment of family ties
Medical and dental services
Individual and family counseling
Drug and alcohol abuse counseling
Mental health services
Legal assistance
Vocational evaluation and counseling
Spiritual services and counseling
Special speakers and presentations

Aftercare Services

Turning Point offers aftercare substance abuse treatment and prevention and mental health treatment. The Aftercare program provides a comprehensive program of counseling and testing to facilitate the cessation of all illegal substance abuse for program clients. These drug abuse prevention, counseling, and mental health treatment services are provided under contract with the U.S. Court System.

Services Available

Turning Point Aftercare provides the following ancillary services:

Individual and group counseling
Psychiatric evaluations
Medication services
Psychological evaluations
Alcohol and drug evaluations
Group and family psychotherapy
Emergency financial assistance
Assistance with transportation expenses
Drug use testing
Transportation assistance
PREA Support Center

PREA Audit Dates:
Bakersfield Reentry:

Referral information

All contracts have a different referral system for more information contact The Reentry Center at 661-325-5774

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for CDCR - Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP) - Kern. For Directions call 661-325-5774

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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