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Fair Release and Reentry Act of 2009

There are many obstacles offenders may face when making the transition from a correctional facility to their community.  The Fair Release and Reentry Act (FRARA) of 2009 is intended to provide those ex-offenders exiting with a comprehensive information packet to aid in their successful re-integration into society. On the day of release, every inmate leaving the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections will receive a FRARA Portfolio containing information that may be beneficial to their reentry.

The FRARA portfolio includes a temporary release photo ID, duplicate social security card*, birth certificate*, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Non-Driver Photo ID* , final discharge paperwork, a copy of current criminal charges, the  remaining account balance, final trust account statement, and a medical records summary. Where applicable, releasing inmates may also be provided with notification of active warrants/detainers, NJ Transit Bus Tickets (if purchased), any necessary medical referrals, and a two week supply of medication. Information is also provided on the Right to Vote, Records Expungement process, Child Support/Custody, community-based resources, and NJ State Parole Board Certificate of Rehabilitation application.

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6-2011 Prisoner Re-Entry Tax Education Program Fact Sheet Department of Treasurey-IRS
4-2011 The Life Cycle Brochure Department of Treasurey-IRS
4-2011 The Life Cycle Series Department of Treasurey-IRS
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12-2009 CDL Manual-english NJ Motor Vehicle Commission
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6-2010 Ex-Offender Voter Restore Handbook NJ Department of State
6-2012 Voter Reg. Application-English NJ Department of State
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6-2010 Voting Rights NJ Public Advocate
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2010 Atlantic County NJDOC
2011 Bergen County NJDOC
2011 Burlington County NJDOC
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2010 Passaic County NJDOC
2010 Union County NJDOC
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2011 Environmental Training Program Flyer Camden County College
3-2012 HI-TECH Training School Advertisement Hi-Tech Training School
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2010 Child Support Hearing Brochure Administrative Office of the Courts
4-2011 Basics of Child Support in New Jersey Rutgers University-School of Social Work
4-2011 Child Support FAQ NJ Child Support Institute
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8-2010 DHS Social Services and Housing Guide Document NJ Department of Human Services
8-2010 DHS Social Services and Housing Guide NJ Department of Human Services
2012 Div. of Disability Svcs Resources Department of Human Services-Div. of Disability Services
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on-going Family Success Centers in New Jersey NJ Department of Children and Families
3-2012 Helping Arms Brochure Helping Arms
2010 Newark Re-entry Programs Brochure City of Newark Community Engagement
5-2010 New Jersey Rehabilitated Convicted Offenders Act State of New Jersey
6-2010 NJDOC-OTS Community Resources Listing-all counties NJDOC
7-2011 Re-entry Myth Busters National Reentry Resource Center
9-2011 Nehemiah Group Brochure Nehemiah Group
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