What are the benefits?
Vocational Training: Fabrication,welding, carpentry, upholstery, framing, printing, computer skills, warehousing, inventory management, paint and powder coating, sewing and embroidery.
Soft Skills: Teamwork, punctuality, responsibility, meeting deadlines, communication, flexibility, problem solving.
In FY 2017, incarcerated offenders participating in Division of Industries work programs:
- contributed $1,449,027 to victims and victims programs
- offset costs associated with their room and board in the amount of $1,408,140
- provided $76,416 in restitution
- were able to send $693,521 in child support payments to pay for their dependent children
Incarcerated offenders who participate in Division of Industries work programs return to prison at a lower rate that those that do not. The recidivism rate for industries incarcerated offenders was 13.5% in FY2013 compared to an overall recidivism rate of 23.1% that same year.
What products and services are available?
Office furniture and chairs, custom framing, re-upholstery, printing, digital printing, regulatory, guide, phenolic and custom signs, engraving, plaques, embroidering, mattresses, apparel and retread tires.