At Edovo, our mission is to help everyone connected to incarceration build better lives.
It's called corrections, but constraints on facilities and their populations mean there isn't genuine opportunity for meaningful rehabilitation. Today, many of the 2.2 million people who are incarcerated spend much of their time on daytime television.
Tight budgets and limited resources prevent jails and prisons from delivering meaningful programming or rehabilitative content. Education decreases recidivism by 43%, but 4 out of 5 people in custody don't have regular access.
High rates, unnecessary fees, and poor customer service have become all too common in corrections, thanks to limited competition and profit driven vendors. These problems are felt by agencies, the incarcerated, and their loved ones.
Edovo utilizes secure tablet technology to deliver free access to educational programming and low cost communication services. Edovo operates as an all-in-one communication and education consultancy, providing key services and creating custom solutions for jails and prisons nationwide. Edovo's platform makes staying in touch with loved ones more affordable, improves safety within correctional environments, and increases opportunities for rehabilitation.
We provide all hardware, connectivity, and software to get you up and running. Edovo offers a variety of devices including traditional telephones, kiosks, and secure tablets.
Learners can check out any tablet to create an account or pick up where they left off. Edovo tablets also support a range of available communication options.
Self-directed, goal-driven learning pathways allow everyone to go at their own pace. Affordable communication helps incarcerated individuals stay in touch with their support systems.
Certificates and rewards drive progress to show to staff, courts, and future employers. Goals and courses help individuals successfully prepare for re-entry.
What makes Edovo unlike other correctional service providers? We see corrections differently. We believe education and communication are powerful tools to help reduce recidivism, and we only work with agency partners that share this belief. As a social impact organization, we always prioritize the people we serve over profit. We are committed to fair and honest pricing and a reduction in communication costs for those affected by incarceration. We also provide free table usage and free access to a robust library of evidence-based educational and vocational training to help incarcerated individuals prepare for re-entry.
Edovo is a fresh alternative to an industry plagued by limited options and poor vendor practices. We have a vision for a better corrections industry that includes:
Increased healthy communication improves the likelihood of re-entry success and reduced taxpayer burden on the public. That's why we strive to lower rates and eliminate fees in every facility we partner with. We also advocate for increased vendor transparency and independent financial review.
We believe free access to substantive educational programming and free communication options are a necessity for successful rehabilitation. Unlike other vendors, Edovo does not charge incarcerated individuals or their loved ones for tablet usage, educational content, or entertainment rewards.
Required commission payments often cause communication rates and fees to be higher than necessary. Edovo works with partner agencies to find creative solutions to reduce facility cost. We also propose no commission payment structures to all of our potential partners in an attempt to reduce communication rates and fees as much as possible.
As correctional partners, we believe engaging with local community groups is essential to driving tangible outcomes. That's why we open our platform to service organizations and work to connect community groups with local incarcerated populations.
See how Edovo represents the future of rehabilitation. Edovo is working with agencies across the country to bring daily access to education, rehabilitation, and communication to their correctional facilities.
High usage means behavior management: over 75% of the population in a major American jail housing unit are using Edovo on a weekly basis, with an average of two lessons completed per day.
Active states using Edovo: over 150 correctional agencies across the country, ranging from small county jails to multi-facility state DOCs, have partnered with Edovo to offer a range of educational and communication services.
Diverse content meets personalized needs: over 140k learners have already completed over 1 million hours of educational lessons ranging across academic, vocational, and treatment programming.
Self-directed platform is easy to implement: within two weeks of installation, over 95% of users can actively engage with the Edovo platform without questions or difficulties.
See why Edovo is the most innovative corrections technology solution on the market. Start building a better facility right now.
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