Jail Education and Transition Program

The Jail Education and Transition Program (JET) targets male and female offenders sentenced to Boulder County Jail Work Release.

The program offers cognitive-behavioral based courses and life skills training. Classes are offered three to four times a week.

General Courses

  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Anger Management
  • Problem-Solving
  • GED preparation
  • Parenting with Love & Logic certification
  • Victim Awareness

Spanish Language Courses

  • Abriendo Puertas / “Opening Doors” covers:
    • The American legal system
    • Colorado judicial system
    • Boulder County criminal justice system
    • Domestic violence
    • Drinking and driving laws
    • Job protection laws and understanding citizen rights under the law
  • English as a Second Language
  • Affirmative Life Skills - helping develop skills in:
    • Communication
    • Assertiveness
    • Job searching
  • Parenting with Love and Logic
  • One-on-One Case Management

Female Offender Courses

  • Moving On, a cognitive-behavioral curriculum addressing issues that place women at greater risk to return to the criminal justice system. Moving On uses strategies that build on women’s strengths and skills.
  • Life Skills, building trust and developing group cohesiveness and covering topics such as:
    • Domestic violence
    • Healthy relationships
    • Co-dependency
    • Creating safety plans
    • Crime prevention
    • Health care
    • Preventing unintentional pregnancy
    • Nutrition
    • Fitness and stress relief
    • Child care and parenting
  • Resource Development, linking women with service agencies, supportive individuals, health care and family planning services in the community.
  • Parenting with Love and Logic
  • One-on-One Case Management
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Community Justice Services



1777 6th St.
303-441-4713 (fax)
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F
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1035 Kimbark St.
303-682-6858 (fax)
Hours: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. / 1 p.m.-5 p.m. M-F
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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306