Luzerne 2 Residential Center (Walker Hall) - CoreCivic

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: March 11, 2024
600 E Luzerne St, Philadelphia, PA 19124

Walker Hall is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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The Luzerne 2 Residential Center (Walker Hall) - CoreCivic in Philadelphia, PA, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the Philadelphia Sheriff's Department, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

Walker Hall, operated in partnership with the Pennsylvania DOC, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, and the City of Pennsylvania, serves as a residential reentry center with a capacity to accommodate 100 male participants. Founded with a focus on substance abuse programming and anger management, Walker Hall employs evidence-based practices to address both substance dependence and criminal thinking.

Under the administration of CoreCivic Reentry Services, Walker Hall delivers temporary housing, monitoring, and transitional services for male and female participants nationwide. Operating seven days a week, the center offers structured programming tailored to meet reentrant risks, needs, and agency objectives.

The center provides a comprehensive range of services, including individual and group counseling, substance abuse programming, medical services, life skills training, anger management, alumni and aftercare programs, core skills development, cognitive-behavioral therapy, 12-step programs, job readiness training, parenting skills, and HIV/AIDS education. Moreover, services encompass individual assessments, employment assistance, housing assistance, and specialized programs such as the Women's Recovery Academy and the ARCHES program, which offers intensive mental health and substance abuse treatment.

Walker Hall further emphasizes educational initiatives, offering academic education, adult basic education, and post-secondary opportunities to equip participants with valuable skills and credentials for future employment. Vocational training programs cover a wide array of trades, including carpentry, commercial driver’s license, culinary arts, electrical work, plumbing, and more, with a focus on industry-recognized credentials.

Life skills development is a core component of the program, addressing budgeting and financial management, occupational readiness, interpersonal skills, parenting, and family dynamics. Substance abuse treatment programs, including the Residential Drug Abuse Program, utilize evidence-based modalities to support participants in overcoming addiction and promoting sustainable lifestyle changes.

Support groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, offer additional assistance to those seeking help along their recovery journey. Furthermore, faith-based programs and partnerships provide spiritual support and guidance to inmates, fostering moral and ethical foundations as they prepare to reintegrate into society.

Ultimately, the goal of Walker Hall and similar reentry programs is to break the cycle of recidivism by providing comprehensive support and resources to individuals seeking to turn their lives around and successfully reintegrate into their communities. Through a combination of evidence-based practices, educational opportunities, vocational training, and supportive services, these programs aim to empower participants to lead law-abiding and productive lives post-release.

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