Jail Education and Transition Program

The mission of JET is to provide a dignified, nourishing environment to help incarcerated individuals gain knowledge, awareness, skills, and services that allow them to grow. The goal is to promote successful community re-entry post-release and a reduction in recidivism, through a range of course topics.

General Courses

  • Addictions and Substances
  • Employment Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Handling Difficult Emotions
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Learning from Trauma
  • Maintaining Positive Change
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting
  • Personal Finance
  • Pop Culture
  • Red Flags
  • Release and Reintegration
  • Roots and Shoots
  • Self-Control
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Socialization
  • Victim Impact
  • Yoga

Spanish Language Courses

  • Abriendo Puertas  (a walk through the Justice system and rules of the road)
  • Parenting
  • Criminal Addictive Thinking
  • Red Flags
  • English as a Second Language/Spanish as a Second Language Female Offender Courses

Jail Education and Transition (for women)

  • 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
    • Increasing Resiliency
    • Healthy Relationships
    • Understanding Trauma
    • Creating safety plans
    • Crime Prevention
    • Health Care
    • Nutrition
    • Fitness and Stress Relief
    • Parenting
    • Employment Skills
    • Substance Abuse Education and Support
    • Meditation
    • Yoga
    • Financial Planning
    • Life Coaching
  • Resource Development, linking women with service agencies, supportive individuals, and health care services in the community.


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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