Offender reentry planning and preparation begins when an offender starts their sentence with the Georgia Department of Corrections . Transitional Services provides offenders with reentry resources by collaborating with various agencies that support offender placement into evidence-based interventions . These interventions assist offenders in working toward a seamless reentry system that aids returning citizens in becoming law-abiding , productive community citizens .
Offenders returning to the metro Atlanta area are offered an opportunity to transition to the Metro Reentry Facility , which focuses on the primary targets of effective offender interventions : criminal thinking , substance abuse , education , and employment . Keep an eye out for the next GDC Journal highlighting the measures Metro RF takes to assist returning citizens in obtaining skills for release into society .