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Link to recent VTDigger.ORG article on Vermont Prisoners held in Michigan
Bidder’s Conference: Supportive Housing for Individuals Returning to the Community from Incarceration
November 1, 2016 10:00am Waterbury State Office Complex
The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking proposals for consulation services and assistance in the review of complex inmate health and mental health cases. The DOC currently has a contract for Inmate Health and Mental Health Services with Centurion. The administrative model with which the contract is managed will be changing and, as a result of this change, the DOC is seeking a licensed medical doctor to act as a consultant.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Southwest Region – Addison, Rutland and Bennington Probation and Parole Sites Risk Reduction Interventionist/Facilitators
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SOUTHWEST REGION – ADDISON, RUTLAND AND BENNINGTON PROBATION AND PAROLE SITES RISK REDUCTION INTERVENTIONIST/FACILITATORS
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Southeast Region – Hartford, Springfield and Brattleboro Probation and Parole Sites Risk Reduction Interventionist/Facilitators
The DOC is soliciting bids from qualified vendors to provide a range of health services for inmates at its correctional facilities with strong emphasis placed on the vendor’s inclusion as part of the bid an amount to cover implementation and subsequent use of technology applications, specifically an EHR sufficient to meet the needs of DOC in providing care coordination, continuity and linkages on behalf of inmates during incarceration as well as during all transitions of care including but not limited to interstate and intrastate transfers, reentry to the community and re-admission to DOC. The Department is seeking bidders who are committed to working with other AHS departments and community-based health and behavioral health providers, including but not limited to Peer Recovery and Support Services, to ensure continuity of care before, during, and after an individual’s period of incarceration.
The State of Vermont is currently seeking a candidate to fill an exempt position, Director of Pre-Trial Services.
The Department of Corrections is currently seeking an external consulting agency to evaluate each staffing matrix for its correctional facility’s existing uniformed personnel to determine if the level of the staff meets the demands of the daily workload placed on the correctional facility and provides enough of a security presence to limit risk and ensure safety/security within the institution
The Vermont Department of Corrections has launched a new Emergency Notification System that allows us to alert you no matter where you are.
"Kevin McLaughlin knows a good motorcycle when he sees one, but there are a few features on these that make them more than just bikes. His son, Scott, is one of the 42 Vermont soldiers being honored on two overhauled motorcycles-- each one of the stars on the bikes represents a fallen soldier. Scott McLaughlin made the ultimate sacrifice for our country when he was killed in 2005 in the global war on terror." Excerpt from story on WCAX.com
A "thank you" for the Department of Corrections and the Southern State Correctional Facility
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has partnered with the Southeast State Correctional Facility in Windsor to help save Vermont’s bats. Inmates involved in a work crew program recently built 50 bat houses that state biologists are using to provide daytime roosting sites for bats.
Field Services Unit has published a new online Manual.
Three new PDF budget documents added to Published Reports page.
6/12/12 – Williston – Vermont Department of Corrections has announced they now have the ability for members of the public to self-register to the Department’s emergency notification system
News story and video about CHSVT on Channel 3 WCAX by Susie Steimle
Commissioner Andy Pallito recognized the first responders, from the Southern State Correctional Facility, whose quick actions were responsible for saving an inmate’s life at their facility.