Aunt Bertha has the most robust database of social services and resources available nationwide. From housing and transportation, to job placement assistance, Aunt Bertha helps ensure parole and probation officers, persons who were recently incarcerated, and others who are helping them can find the resources that will help meet their needs.
The Aunt Bertha tool set not only helps to identify necessary resources; it also allows parole and probation workers to make referrals, track referral progress and ensure that their clients are receiving the help they need to reduce the impact of the social correlates of recidivism.
Aunt Bertha provides the data infrastructure and reporting tools that allow you to see and track demonstratable and data-backed need. With the reporting available from Aunt Bertha you will know which social correlates of recidivism are searched most often, you can assess the gaps between the social correlates and the services available.
Compared with the average American, individuals who were incarcerated more frequently have to deal with the challenges of lower education levels, lower employment levels, while at the same time being more likely to have a history of mental illness or substance abuse - all of which have been shown to be risk factors for recidivism. Aunt Bertha makes it easier for corrections workers to connect these individuals and their families with social programs that can help them with their challenges.