Queens County Reentry Task Force

The Queens County Reentry Task Force partners with The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in order to provide assistance for individuals who have recently been released from incarceration. Individual service plans made in collaboration with partner organizations helps reintegrate individuals into their communities.

The goal of The Queens County Reentry Task Force is to reduce recidivism by coordinating and strengthening community supports in response to individuals transitioning from incarceration back into the community.

What are County Reentry Task Forces?

Task Forces are located in New York City and upstate counties. The Task Forces are designed to help individuals who are returning to their communities after release from state prison. Two state agencies, The Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS), collaborate to manage these Task Forces. Each Task Force works with DCJS, DOCCS, county and community agencies, and human service providers to help eligible individuals enroll in programs and services that meet their needs when returning to the community.

The Queens County Task Force is part of a larger statewide task force based on the National Institute for Corrections Transition from Prison to Community Initiative (TCPI). Funding for The Queens County Reentry Task Force is provided by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

How the Queens County Reentry Task Force can help you:

Reentry case management can help you meet Parole conditions while accessing other needed services.

  • Gain interview skills, resume help,  job counseling, and assistance with gaining full or part-time employment
  • Get help obtaining transitional, supportive, or permanent housing
  • Obtain identification such as non-driver’s license or Social Security card
  • Receive supportive services to address mental health and substance use treatment needs
  • Get placement in GED preparation, adult education, vocational training, or college prep courses
  • Reconnect with family and community
  • Find other services to help foster personal growth
Task Forces can help:

  • Moderate to high-risk individuals assessed as Supervision Level 1,2, or 3 by DOCCS
  • Women with high service needs
  • Individuals previously convicted of a sex offense
  • Individuals who served their entire sentence and are released from prison without supervision (Maximum Expiration)
  • Teens and young adults on parole or recently released from an Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) residential facility
  • Individuals with mental health needs, severe medical conditions, hearing, visual or physical impairments, or individuals with a developmental disability

The Queens Reentry Task Force works with the following service providers:

  • Arms & Acres
  • Bleuler Psychotherapy Center
  • Creedmoor Addiction Treatment
  • CSEDNY
  • H&L Counseling Services, Inc.
  • Mental Health Service Providers of Western Queens
  • NYTC Queens Outpatient Program Resolutions
  • Resolution Counseling Services, LLC
  • Supportive Housing Network of New York
  • Outreach
  • Queens Counseling for Change
For more information:

Discuss your eligibility for assistance from County Reentry Task Force in your community with your assigned parole officer. If you will not be on parole supervision upon release, you may directly contact the Task Force in your community for assistance.

Contact: 

To contact the Task Force directly, reach out to the Task Force Coordinator, Hubert Lila, at 347.510.3686 or hlila@fortunesociety.org.

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