Focused Reintegration of Ex-Detainees

The Focused Reintegration of Ex-Detainees (FRED) is a cutting-edge HLAF program which was designed to address a very glaring gap in the Philippine criminal justice system: the fate of ex-detainees after being released.

Currently we provide pre-release programs in selected jails; we also assist in the reintegration of former PDLs to their families and their communities.

Our Reintegration Stories

dignity through freedom

HLAF Internship Primer 2023

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Our Accomplishments

1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021


were assisted to be reintegrated back to their communities and their families.


were provided witih programs and activities inside the facilities to prepare them for their release.


(both PDLs and non-PDLs) were provided with mental health awareness trainings, debriefings and other mental health activities.