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Corrections / Reentry Professionals

Fair Shake offers corrections and other reentry professionals – such as parole/probation officers, social workers, educators, restorative justice volunteers and more – a unique opportunity to support a formerly incarcerated individual’s transition to society.

We support you in your efforts and we offer you many free options!

    • RESOURCES: Easily select and print reentry resources from our Resource Directory for FREE!
    • FREE SOFTWARE: Download a software application of our website. Incarcerated individuals can learn to use our website on stand-alone computers without access to the internet. (available only to prisons and jails)
    • PRINT: Documents from our Reentry Ownership Manual (more information below)
    • SHARE YOUR RESOURCES: Help us help others by contributing to the Resource Directory

Please contact us for a free Fair Shake presentation for incarcerated individuals and staff!

Questions? Comments? Critiques? email Sue at sue(at)fairshake(dot)net

Free Software Application

Fair Shake’s Resource Directory, Reentry Packet, Computer Basics tutorial; a complete mirror of our entire website – without access to the internet – is available to load on your stand-alone computers (and can be modified to use within intranet systems). (available only to prisons and jails)

Available for download or on DVD

Email Sue:  sue(at)fairshake(dot)net

or   Sign-up here

Reentry Studies: Correctional Educators Share Reentry Innovation


Oklahoma Dept of Corrections

The educators in the Oklahoma Department of Corrections have created an innovative approach to reentry studies. They built their curriculum utilizing a number of resources assembled together, much like a college course, to provide not only the information contained in the lessons, but also the understanding that there is no single way to study reentry (there are many ways), and also to incorporate Fair Shake’s software into their lessons inside so that the incarcerated will be comfortable utilizing the website once they go home.

The Oklahoma DOC shared a teacher’s reentry lesson plan, and a  fun and thought-provoking reentry word games book, created by a student.

12 days of Reentry Lesson plans (incorporating Fair Shake)

OK DOC teacher’s FS Lesson Plans

Download or print the word games book:

Reentry Word Games Book

Build a Custom Reentry Packet!

Find, Save and Print resources and reentry information for free!

You can build custom packets when you combine the resources you find and save, with the employment, mental health, and other supportive documents found in the new OWNERSHIP MANUAL.



Download / Print a Fair Shake Reentry Ownership Manual

We can also ship a box of Ownership Manuals for your library or Reentry Resource room!

email Sue with questions: sue(at)fairshake(dot)net

Prepare For Work!Employment


  • – Resume Writing Ideas
  • – Letter of Explanation
  • – Prepare For Your Interview
  • … and much more!

Self-Directed Computer Basics Tutorial

Need help teaching computer skills? We have tutorials, short cuts and more on our

Building Computer Skills page!

(Also available in our FREE Software application)

CloudSend Digital Property Too!

A fast, easy, free way to send people home with their Digital Property:

Google Drive (15 GB free)   google.com/drive

Drop Box (2 GB free)     dropbox.com

Free Data Storage Online!

Support for Parents

Prison Parenting Programs is edited by Jerry Bednarowski.and published by the Correctional Educators Association – Wisconsin.

This directory has been created to help correctional educators and community agencies enhance existing or create new parenting programs in correctional facilities and the community.

Prison Parenting Programs


Help us build the most comprehensive free reentry resource library!  Feel free to email single resources, spread sheets or names with links. We’ll get them in the directory so people around the country can benefit from your contribution.

Thank you!

email Sue with resources and/or questions: sue(at)fairshake(dot)net