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What Is Recidivism?

(NOUN)  |  RE·CID·I·VISM  |  RI-ˈSI-DƏ-ˌVI-ZƏM

 1.   A RETURN TO INCARCERATION, FOLLOWING RELEASE FROM PRISON OR JAIL.

2.    FROM THE LATIN WORD “RECIDIVUS” WHICH MEANS “RECURRING”. 

Services We Offer

We incorporate resources and partnerships to assist ex-offenders in acquiring literacy and marketable skills, increasing their capacity to obtain gainful employment.   The program encourages post-secondary education in vocational and occupationally oriented areas as well as provide assistance in applying for and acquiring federal financial aid programs to pursue traditional college courses for increased educational attainment.  In addition to academic enhancement, the program offers classes and workshops that are fundamental in increasing development of cognitive behavioral thinking and empowerment.

These are the Programs being provided by Craven Community College at Craven Correctional InstitutionGED
Keys to Freedom
CBI (Cognitive Behavior Intervention)
Commercial Cleaning
Veterinarian Tech
Horticulture
These are the Programs being provided by Pamlico Community College at Pamlico Correctional InstitutionGED/ABE
CBI (Cognitive Behavior Intervention)
NC Real-Entrepreneurship
Computer Information
Dental Technology
Commercial Cleaning
Veterinarian Tech
Horticulture
Masonry
Carpentry I & II
Electrical
Plumbing
Re-Upholstery
Business Administration
Human Resource Development 3001, 3004, 3006 & 3008
Career Readiness Certification Testing (CRC)

We understand that the entire family is adversely impacted by incarceration. Therefore the family reunification component of CPRC provides comprehensive intervention to identify family strengths as well as deficiencies and work with family members to increase their ability to function as a unit. Some of the services provided are:
• Mentoring
• Parenting Classes
• Family Support Services
• Conflict Resolution Strategies
• Child/Caregiver Support Groups
• Fatherhood and Motherhood Training
• Mediation and referrals to assist in child custody issues

Craven Community College WFD/HRD
Craven Community College
Workforce Development
800 College Court, New Bern, NC 28562
Computer Skills for employment
Gateway to Employment and Careers
Goal Setting for Careers and Life
Resumes and Elements of an Effective Job Search
Social Media Tools for Employment
HRD Career Readiness Lab
Budgeting and Banking Basics
Mental health is vital to the successful reintegration into the community. Every client is given the opportunity to become aware of the importance of mental health and to access the resources available to help them be successful in reaching their goals. Furthermore, we believe that when we are free of depression, anxiety, excessive stress and worry, addictions, and other psychological problems, we are more able to live our lives to the fullest. The CPRC is present to assist each client reach their personal goals.

Housing is an essential part of the Our Program. CPRC understands that every client needs a stable living environment to function effectively in their reentry. We partner with local shelters, transitional housing programs, property owners, and the local housing authorities to assist clients with independent living for a safe and healthier home.

Who Are we


THE CRAVEN-PAMLICO REENTRY PROGRAM PROVIDES A SUPPORT NETWORK FOR FORMERLY INCARCERATED YOUNG MEN, WOMEN.

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At CPREC, we believe. We believe that those returning to society should have a healthy, stable transition. When a community comes together to help, we are also building a better community.

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Let’s get involved.  Our volunteers are dedicated supporters who educate, advocate and fundraise on behalf of CPREC in their communities.

The Goals of Our Council are To…

Make communities safer by reducing recidivism and victimization

Assist those who return from prison and jail in becoming productive citizens

Save taxpayer dollars by lowering the direct and collateral cost of incarceration.

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New Bern Office

Craven Office:  
Employment Security Commission Building
2836 Neuse Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560

Pamlico Office

Pamlico Office:
JobLink Center
705 Main St.
Bayboro NC 28515.

Craven County Office

NC Works
2836 Neuse Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28560

Pamlico County Office

Pamlico Career Center
705 Main St.
Bayboro NC 28515

Our Partners

NC Works Career Center
Habitat for Humanity
Craven County DSS
Craven Community College
Pamlico Community College
North Carolina Department of Corrections-Craven
North Carolina Department of Corrections-Pamlico
North Carolina Department of Corrections-Carteret
Coastal Community Actions

American for Prosperity Foundation
Coastal Women’s Shelter
Down East Outreach
Recovery Innovations Coastal Community Action
Catholic Charities
Carolina East Health system
Legal Aid of NC
Port Human Services
Craven County Chamber of Commerce

Eastern Carolina Workforce Development-Craven
Craven County Probation
Vocational Rehab
Prescott Training service
Choice New Bern
Department of Health and Human Services
Wash Away Unemployment
Craven County Commissioners