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Second Chances

Breaking the Cycle: The County of Santa Clara Provides Services to Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

People reentering a life after incarceration often struggle with unemployment, homelessness, food insecurity, and, in some cases, support for sober living. To address these challenges and to break the cycle of incarceration, the Office of Diversion and Reentry Services (ODRS) offers essential services to help people successfully transition back into the community after being released from jail or prison.

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Immigrant Relations

A Welcoming Home in Santa Clara County

From October 2021 to September 2022, Santa Clara County welcomed more than 180 individuals and families from Afghanistan as part of the Operation Allies Welcome program. In 2023, the program is projected to serve an additional 200-250 refugees.