AR opens first reentry facility for former inmates
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The Arkansas Department of Corrections opened the state’s first reentry facility.
The goal is to provide training and resources for prisoners before they are released back into the community.
Community health advocate Ruby Welch hopes the program will make the transition easier for inmates who have lost connection with the outside world. She knows firsthand what it’s like to return to the outside world.