Reentry Committee

Arlington County Reentry Program

Inmates returning to the community face many challenges. Those who have difficulty adjusting often re-offend.

The Arlington County Reentry Committee assists incarcerated individuals with supportive services so they may easily transition from jail to the community and sustain a life that will not lead to recidivism. These services are also made available to their families.

Some of the services provided by the program include
     •  Identification cards
     •  Mental Health Services
     •  Substance Abuse Services
     •  Shelter Placement
     •  Job Placement

Reentry Committee Team Members:
C. Watkin, Inmate Service Counselor II
A. Buffington, DHS, Inmate Service Counselor II
S. Lewis, Pretrial Counselor II

Contact Information
Ms. Camille Watkin
1425 North Courthouse RoadArlington, VA 22201


ACRC reentry services include a full array of jail and community-based assistance aimed at helping inmates become full participants in community. Assisting with life following incarceration or other criminal justice involvement.

Services include:
     •   Screening
     •   Pre-release planning
     •   Education and Training
     •   Case Management


The ARCR can help meet your needs if you:

     • Are an Arlington County Resident
     • Homeless
     • Have been sentenced

If an inmate meets the above criteria he or she can speak with their Inmate Service Counselor about the program and obtain assistance with a discharge plan.

Phases to Reentry
Phase 1: Screening and Assessment to determine if placement in the program is appropriate
Phase 2: ARCA Meeting and Treatment Referrals. Attend regularly scheduled programs prior to being released. The Reentry Coordinator checks to insure the appropriate agency referral has been made.
Phase 3: Follow up and release from the facility. Prior to release the discharge plan will be reviewed.