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
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.
• Pre-release planning
• Education and Training
• Case Management
The ARCR can help meet your needs if you:
• Are an Arlington County Resident
• 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.