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California Board of State and Community Corrections

The BSCC provides services to the county adult and juvenile systems through inspections of county jails and juvenile detention facilities, technical assistance on local issues, promulgation of regulations, training standards for local correctional staff, and the administration of a wide range of public safety, re-entry, violence reduction, and rehabilitative grants to state and local governments and community-based organizations.


What We Do

The Board

The appointed Board holds regular public meetings to make policy decisions and, through executive steering committees, involves a diverse cross-section of Californians in its decision-making process.

Proposition 47 Grant Program Evaluation Shows Recidivism Cut

February 15, 2024
SACRAMENTO (February 15, 2024) – A comprehensive evaluation of the Board of State and Community Corrections’ Proposition 47 grant program suggests participants who received services made available by the 2014 voter-approved initiative are substantially less likely to recidivate compared to those traditionally incarcerated in California. The evaluation of the second cohort of grantees — public Read More »

BSCC Set to Release RFP to Address Gun Violence

February 15, 2024
SACRAMENTO (February 15, 2024) – The Board of State and Community Corrections approved the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program (Byrne SCIP). The funding comes to BSCC through the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Eligible applicants are California cities and counties. With Byrne SCIP funding, BSCC Read More »

Notice of Proposed Action – In-Custody Death Requirements

February 2, 2024
  SACRAMENTO (February 2, 2024) –  The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hereby gives notice of the proposed regulatory action(s) described in this public notice.  It is the intent of the BSCC to amend regulations contained in section 1046 of Title 15, Division 1, Chapter 1, Subchapter 4 of the California Code of Regulations, Read More »

BSCC Set to Release RFPs for 3 Key Grants

November 16, 2023
SACRAMENTO (Nov. 16, 2023) – The Board of State and Community Corrections will be releasing requests for proposals for three grants focused on health and safety issues statewide: the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant, the Medication Assisted Treatment Grant, and the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant. To be released November 17, 2023: Missing and Murdered Read More »

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Board of State and Community Corrections

(916) 445-5073  BSCC-Mail@bscc.ca.gov

2590 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 200

Sacramento CA 95833


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