Sheriff’s Inmate Training and Education Bureau (SITE-B)

The Sheriff’s Inmate Training and Education Bureau (SITE-B) operates within the Corrections Division of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Programs and services are offered through SITE-B which target individualized reentry and transition needs, career technical education, job readiness, vocational and occupational skills training, substance abuse, criminal thinking and behaviors, and the specialized needs of incarcerated Veterans. Additionally, adult basic education, literacy, religious and volunteer services, inmate support services, plus interagency and community-based partnerships provide linkages.

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How can we help? Have questions? Have a story how SITE-B programs changed your life? We want to hear from you!! One of our dedicated team members will be happy to assist with everything from replacing missing certificates to providing resources for a job search. We would like to share your positive message of recovery and success on this website to help others realize they can change too!

Please contact us at SITE-B@riversidesheriff.org 

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SITE B Computer Classroom
Greybar Print Shop
SITE B Workshop
  1. Programs
  2. Re-Entry Programs
  3. Volunteer Groups

Guidance and Opportunities to Achieve Lifelong Success (GOALS) / Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT)

The GOALS/RSAT program is a 20-week evidence-based practice treatment program. Correctional counselors and clinical therapists provide counseling, therapeutic groups, case management, and facilitate cognitive behavioral modules which include Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), lifestyle balance, anger management, substance abuse, relapse prevention, and reentry transitional planning. Teachers provide education and vocational skills training.

Veterans Enrichment and Transition (VET)

The VET program is a 20-week program that targets the needs of veterans and includes linking participants to specific resources, services, and benefits available to veterans of the armed forces. The program incorporates evidence-based practices and curriculum such as MRT, transition planning for reentry, substance abuse treatment, trauma, anger and violence management.

Reentry Services Enhancing Transition (RESET)

RESET project provides transitional planning and resource services for sentenced inmates preparing for release.  The project partners with other Riverside County agencies, such as the Department of Public Social Services, Economic Development Agency, Probation, Department of Child Support Services, Riverside University Health System—Behavioral Health, Riverside County Office of Education, as well as community non-profit organizations for benefits and resources to provide support upon release from custody. The services are assessed for individual risks and needs and are focused in areas such as transitional housing, finances, employment, education, support systems, family reunification, physical and mental health, government assistance, vital records, personal identification, and legal concerns.

Educational Programs

The Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) operates Desert Edge School (DES) in all five detention facilities. DES is an adult school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Students may enroll in basic academic courses to prepare and take the high school equivalency exam including General Education Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Test (HISET).

Career Technical Education (CTE) vocational courses include occupational skills and hands-on-training in demand for occupations such as Construction Technology, Computer Information Systems, and Graphics Technology/Print Shop Occupations at our Greybar Print Shop.