Improve process for transitioning parolees from prison to halfway houses-stop the prison to shelter pipeline
Thousands of parolees end up in nyc shelter nyc annually without proper ID, plans for housing, or a job. Where are the prison discharge planners? There is affordable housing upstate. Improve/expand programs that assure that parolees & discharged former inmates leave with full ID, & transport to a halfway house or affordable apt., social services & a very quick connection to a living wage job. stop the flow of people to nyc shelter. Continued Inaction is a recipe for recidivism
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