The Work Release Program allows someone in our care to continue working at their job while incarcerated. Those interested in joining the program must fill out an application (see below)–assignment to the program may take up to four business days once employment has been verified.
For more details on this program, see the Program Information section.
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The criteria for the Work Release Program include, but are not limited to the following:
Work Release Room and Board:
Work Release Electronic Monitoring:
Urinalysis (UA) Fees
If you are paid biweekly, you are required to deposit two weeks of fees for room and board and two UA tests into your inmate account prior to beginning the program.
If wearing electronic monitoring, an initial start-up fee will be required prior to placement on the program.
In order to participate in the Work Search Program, a recommendation for the program must be authorized by the courts and specified on a sentencing mittimus.
Participants are given 14 days of work search including employment and career education services.
If noncompliant with the program policies, participants are subject to removal from the program.
Unless specified by the court, only inmates sentenced through County Court are eligible for the Sheriff Home Detention Program., which may allow you to work, if employed.
Here is some information on eligibility and policies of the program:
Please complete this application in full and submit no more than one week prior to your sentence date. It is important that you are truthful and complete the entire application. The information submitted in this application will be thoroughly investigated. If it is determined that you knowingly falsified any information, you may be denied entry into the Work Release Program.