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  • Center for Community Alternatives Center for Community Alternatives

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(40.697327,-73.98614)
 

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Mission Statement

The Center for Community Alternatives promotes reintegrative justice and reduced reilance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.

Description

The Center for Community Alternatives Youth Services Divsion is a community-based alternative-to-incarceration program for young people in the court system. The program endeavors to address participants’ court -involvement by emphasizing personal empowerment, self-respect and concern for one's community. Through a combination of (a) therapeutic and enriching youth development workshops and (b) supportive-intensive case management provided by Case Managers, young people are provided with daily individual and family support, as well as community supervision, to increase the likelihood that they will reach their goal of avoiding incarceration and living safe lives in their communities.

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http://communityalternatives.org/programs/youth.html

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