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Pre-Release Services

Bergen County Jail

Transition Professionals operates an on-site jail transition center at the Bergen County Jail to assess and aide individuals for transition into the community. We identify barriers inmates will face upon their release and work with many different partner agencies to secure services before release. 

Employment Resources

We offer assistance in improving your resume, earning certificates, and finding job opportunities for you. 

Drug and alcohol counseling

We have certified alcohol and drug counselors available daily as well as weekly narcotics anonymous meetings.

Inside the bergen County jail

We provide reentry services to the Bergen County Jail, including job preparation, art therapy, group counseling, and transition services.

Daily support to the Inmate Advocate Office

Weekly Mental Health group sessions

Daily Teaching Assistants who work with in-house teaching staff

Weekend Women's Group


Employment Readiness meetings 

Weekly Transition Center for inmates within 90 days of release

Skills Training – OSHA 

Weekly Art Therapy 

Medication Assisted Treatment 

(Vivitrol case management)

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Post-Release Services

Transition Professionals offers a menu of services in our Hackensack, New Jersey offices. We encourage people to visit us to facilitate their transition back into society. 

Drug and Alcohol Counseling from certified counselors

Individual Counseling Sessions with licensed mental health counselors

Referrals to the Bergen County Homeless Shelter

Resume Writing and Job Search services

Financial Literacy programs

Enrollment in Medicaid, Food Stamps, General Assistance/TANF

"Fresh Start Backpacks" filled with basic life essentials for our clients

Household Goods available for clients moving into their own home 

Free clothing for men and women

Support for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated veterans

Family Reunification assistance 

Referrals to faith-based, religious, and spiritual 


Peer Recovery Coaches

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Additional On-Site Services

Communication Support Group Meetings for families with loved ones in the criminal justice system on Wednesdays from 8-10 pm

Weekly Narcotics Anonymous Meetings on Sundays at 2 pm

Breakfast with Benny: an interactive empowerment and wellness seminar hosted by Benny Kimmel on Sundays at 9:45 am

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