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Wichita Transitional Center (WTC) 


 Juan C. Cruz   /   Regional Director- Reentry Services

Facility Information:
701 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67214
Phone: (316) 867-2344


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 FBOP-Residential Reentry Center

Facility Capacity: 60 Beds  

Facility Classification: Adult 

Facility Administrator: Kaylan Edwards

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Ms. Kaylan Edwards started her career in the Federal Reentry Program in Wichita in 2014 as security staff with Mirror, Inc. She began employment with Correctional Solutions Group in 2020 as a Case Manager. Throughout her career with reentry, Ms. Edwards has worked in security, accounting, and case management. She has worked in male, female, and co-ed correctional facilities. She worked in the United States Parole Office treatment and aftercare programs for two years. She has over two years’ experience with Correctional Solutions Group and was promoted to Facility Director of Wichita Transitional Center in 2022. Ms. Edwards has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas.


Contracting Agency:
Kansas City Residential Reentry Management

400 State Avenue

Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Phone: (913) 551-1115

Facility PREA Manager:

 Kaylan Edwards

 701 E. 21st Street

 Wichita, KS 67214

 (316) 440-0831

Employment Inquiries:
Contact:  Taryn Tabor

Regional Director-Reentry Services
Juan Carlos Cruz

Mr. Cruz joined the United States Army in 1995 and upon his return home in 1997 he was hired as a security monitor for a contracted facility for the Federal Bureau of Prison (BOP). Mr. Cruz continued to serve in the Active Ready Army Reserve from 1995-2004. In 2004 he was promoted to Facility Director and assigned to the Mid-Valley House Residential Re-Entry Center. In this role Mr. Cruz oversees the day to day operations to include budget management, safety, security, ACA, PREA, offender grievance resolution, transportation, and food service operations. His work experience includes operational management and oversight of a co-ed halfway house, community corrections, and residential re-entry centers for both state and federal government agencies. He has worked with Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) as a Quality Control Service and Compliance Manager in which he oversaw compliance for PREA/ACA and National Detention Standards for all detention centers. CSG hired Mr. Cruz in 2016 as the Facility Administrator to operate a co-ed facility for Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). He is an active board member with Angels of Love, as well as a member of the Texas Correctional Associations and American Correctional Association. The Edinburg Reentry Center (ETC) is currently ACA and PREA certified due to his leadership and efforts.  

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