Ms. I. Sawyers Programs Manager


The Programs Department

I. Sawyers – Programs Manager

The Programs Department ensures that inmates who have different needs are provided with services.  Inmates are screened upon their initial intake for educational, mental health, medical and any substance abuse educational requirements.  This information is used to assess and place inmates into appropriate service areas in Programs.




Available Programs Include:

  •  Substance Abuse (English and Spanish)
  •  Veterans/Wounded Warrior
  •  Life skills
  •  Anger management
  •  GED, Pre-GED, ESOL, Special Education
  •  Parenting
  •  Domestic Violence
  •  Addressing Lifestyles
  •  Religious services

 

Reentry

The goal of the Programs Department at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail is to address the needs of inmates returning to the community using a holistic approach. The Reentry program will address the inmates’ physical, mental, and spiritual needs through various groups and activities.

The Reentry program will provide locality based services to offenders residing in the Hampton Roads Regional Jail from Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth and Norfolk. Hampton Roads Regional Jail works in collaboration with agencies to provide necessary services to assist offenders in being successful and eliminate the potential for recidivism.


Volunteers

All applicants for volunteer positions must submit the Volunteer Application Form Confidentiality Agreement Form and the Authorization for Release of Information Form by email to the Programs Manager at: sawyersi@hr.rj.virginia.gov.  You may download all three forms by clicking the links below:

 

 

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