Welcome to the ILS Reentry wiki. The resources provide here have been located and organized by the Institutional Library Services, a Washington State Library program. If a link is broken, a resource is out of date, or you know of a good addition to the wiki please contact Laura Sherbo firstname.lastname@example.org and Anna Nash email@example.com.
Resources for people who are currently incarcerated Resources for people who are currently incarcerated, contents include select DOC policies and publications, guides to resources (free books, pen pals, religious and legal correspondence, etc.), colleges that offer correspondence courses, and legal resources.
Recursos en español Recursos en español para reentrada la comunidad.
Forms of Identification Includes resources for locating and acquiring a Social Security Card, Driver's License (including what to do if you have a suspended license), and Birth Certificate.
Statewide/National Resources Resources that are available to individuals regardless of their physical location in the state.This includes resources for Housing, Employment and Education, Health and Benefits.
Reentry Guides Guides written for people who are reentering or preparing to reenter society after incarceration.
Resources by County County specific resources.
DOC Policies and Publications Reentry specific DOC Policies and Publications.
Restored Rights Voting Rights information and CROP Certificate of Restoration of Opportunities Act information.
Legal Assistance and Literature Self-help guides to reentry specific legal issues, i.e. LFOs and legal assistance for low-moderate income individuals.
Veterans Veteran specific resources including how to request a copy of a DD214.
Tribal Resources Washington State tribal resources including social services available to tribal members and enrollment information where available.
Financial Literacy, Coaching and Counseling Resources and services to assist with increasing financial literacy and addressing financial issue such as debt and credit repair.
Advocacy Organizations Community organizations that advocate for rights of the incarcerated and justices system involved individuals.
Family Resources Resources for parents who are incarcerated and family members in the community who have an incarcerated loved one.