WA DOC - Brownstone Reentry Center

State Work Release

Last Updated: April 10, 2024
223 S Browne St, Spokane, WA 99201

Brownstone Work Release is for State Work Release offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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At WA DOC - Brownstone Reentry Center's state corrections facility, well-behaved inmates can join a work release program, getting regular jobs in the public sector during the day. Depending on the rules, they might work weekdays and go home at night, serving their sentences only on weekends. Some stay in halfway houses or at home when they're not working. As they get closer to getting out, they might switch to reintegration programs and could even get full-time jobs when they are released.

This program has perks like better chances of finding a job after getting out, finding work faster, making more money afterward, and being less likely to go back to jail. Brownstone Work Release wants to help inmates succeed in getting back into society.

The Brownstone Reentry Center serves as a crucial component of the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) efforts to facilitate the successful reintegration of adult male inmates into the community. Recognizing the pivotal role of the first six to 12 months post-release, the DOC prioritizes public safety by emphasizing prosocial activities such as employment, housing, and family connections to support individuals in their transition from incarceration to community living.

The center offers a range of programs and resources tailored to address the diverse needs of its residents. These include Marriage and Parenting Classes, Moral Reconation Therapy, and Nurturing Fathers programs aimed at fostering healthy relationships and responsible parenting skills. Residents also have access to community-based programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings, providing support for maintaining sobriety and addressing substance abuse issues.

Located within the Brownstone Work Release facility, these programs are designed to facilitate residents' successful transition into the community. Work release participants focus on developing essential life skills, including finding and retaining employment, reconnecting with family members, and managing personal finances under supervision. By providing a structured environment conducive to self-improvement, work release programs aim to equip offenders with the necessary tools for a safe and productive lifestyle upon release.

Research indicates that completion of work release programs significantly increases the likelihood of successful reintegration, including maintaining employment, stable housing, and fulfilling legal obligations. The positive cost-benefit impact of these programs underscores their importance in promoting public safety and reducing recidivism rates.

To be eligible for the work release program, offenders must meet specific criteria, including a record of good behavior and available bed space at the facility. Once admitted, residents are expected to adhere to program rules, which include actively seeking employment, participating in treatment programs, and complying with supervision requirements.

Ultimately, the operations of the Brownstone Work Release center are centered around supporting offenders in finding gainful employment, accessing treatment services, reuniting with their families, and developing essential life skills. By providing a supportive and structured environment, these programs play a vital role in facilitating successful reentry into society and reducing the likelihood of future criminal behavior.

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