ROAD MAP TO SUCCESSFUL REENTRY 

1. Contact a reentry program and/or an employment program

2. Stay in a positive living situation

3. Get proper clothing and food

4. Find your way around, know the bus route

5. Get a birth certificate if

you don't have one

6. Get a photo ID and

driver's license

7. Get your social security

card if you don't have one

8. Sign up for government benefits, if eligible as

soon as you can 

9. Keep in touch with your parole officer

10. Take care of your health and dental needs

11. Take care of your mental health needs

12. Get help for alcohol or other substance abuse

13. Make arrangements for child support

14. Take care of childcare

or parenting needs

15. Get training or education

16. Clean up your record

17.Get legal help if needed

18. Clean up your credit and spend money wisely