The Transition House
Kissimmee WRC (Male)

900 East Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34744
407-892-5700, Option 5

American Correctional Association Accredited

DOC Kissimmee

  • Residential work release program
  • 150 bed male facility (85 transition beds and 65 work release beds)
  • Six months substance abuse and mental health treatment, life skills on-site educational programming, employment preparedness and vocational programming
  • Six to 12 months work release component
  • Vocational courses include: Home Builders Institute Coursework and Dog Training Program, a working agreement with Osceola County Animal Shelter providing basic obedience training for dogs by clients’ and getting dogs adopted out to the community in a new home and second chance on life. Click here to read the Orlando Sentinel’s feature on this program!
  • All clients become work bonded through workforce.
  • The Men’s Warehouse Clothing and Work Release Project “Dress for Success”
  • AA/NA and other self-help programming
  • Thinking for a Change programming
  • Victim Awareness programming
  • Domestic Violence programming
  • Wellness programming
  • Gardening Club
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Family Reunification
Al Rendon
Al RendonFacility Director

Mr. Rendon began his career in Military Corrections while enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1982 until 2006. After joining the U.S. Navy, he was certified as a Substance Abuse Prevention Officer in 1985 and became the Command Substance Abuse Counselor while stationed at First Medical Battalion, 1st FSSG in Kaneohe Bay, HI. After serving as a Leading Petty Officer for 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Forward Command Post during Operation Desert Shield/Operation Desert Storm, he completed the Corrections Counselor Academy at Lackland Airforce Base in 1991 and was later reassigned to the Naval Consolidated Brig, Miramar CA, where he provided clinical services for medium custody inmates.

Mr. Rendon completed his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration while serving and was honorably discharged after 24 years with the rank of Chief Hospital Corpsman Fleet Marine Corps. Mr. Rendon was hired as a Substance Abuse Counselor by The Transition House Inc., in March 2008 and served as Leading Substance Abuse Counselor until he was promoted to Assistant Facility Director in September of 2017. Mr. Rendon is now Facility Director.

In his spare time, Mr. Rendon enjoys sharing with middle school students about the dangers associated to mood-altering substances and the consequences of drug use. Additionally, he is an amateur baby bass player with marked interest on Latin music.

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