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Community Transition Program (CTP) Community Transition Program (CTP)

The purpose of the Community Transition Program is to facilitate the successful reintegration of offenders returning to the community.

Total number of offenders released to CTP from Septempber 1999 to June 2008: 10,980

Number of Counties to accept offenders onto CTP in fiscal year 2007-08:  79

Percentage of eligible offenders released to CTP in fiscal year:  32.4%

Eligible Offenders

All felons with a sentence of at least two years, who are residents of Indiana, do not have detainers or warrants, meet the time requirements of statute, and have at least 30 days to serve.

A and B felons may serve up to 120 days on the Community Transition Program, if so ordered through court order.
A and B felons who only have charges under IC 35-48-4 and or IC 16-42-19 may serve up to 180 days on the Community Transition Program, if so ordered through court order.
C felons may serve up to 90 days on the Community Transition Program and will be released to the receiving county if a court ordered denial is not received by the offender's Community Transition Program commencement date.
C felons who only have charges under IC 35-48-4 and or IC 16-42-19 may serve up to 120 days on the Community Transition Program and will be released to the receiving county if a court ordered denial is not received by the offender's Community Transition Program commencement date.
D felons may serve up to 60 days on the Community Transition Program and will be released to the receiving county if a court ordered denial is not received by the offender's Community Transition Program commencement date.
Administration

Notices of eligibility are generated 45 to 60 days prior to the offender's Community Transition Program commencement date and sent from IDOC Central Office to the sentencing courts, prosecutors and community corrections directors, for participating counties. All approvals and denials issued by the courts are sent to IDOC Central Office. IDOC facilities deliver offenders as ordered by courts or statute. All actions at the county level are directed by the court or may be delegated directly to a community corrections program, probation, or a contract provider.

County Programs

Program availability varies by county. Components provided through community corrections programs or probation may include:

  • Day Reporting
  • Work Release/ Residential
  • House Arrest/ Home Detention w/Electronic Monitoring

Finance

Effective December 18, 2012 the per diems are as follows:

A and B felony offenders:    $25/day
C felony offenders:              $20/day
D felony offenders:              $15/day

The offender is responsible for all medical expenses. If the offender is found unable to pay by the courts, IDOC is responsible for medical expenses. The counties are not responsible for any medical expenses for CTP offenders.

Victim Notification
Any victim of the offender is notified by DOC regarding CTP eligibility and the victim's right to send written comment to the court.