Program areas at New Jersey Association on Correction
Community Reentry Programs: Services designed to assist men and women with positive reintegration back into the community by providing housing, case management, cognitive behavioral interventions, and or linkages to community resources. Programs include three community residential release programs for men and women transitioning back into the community from state prison; a residential program for men on parole; two walk-in resource centers for former offenders in the community; a day reporting center for parolees and discharge planning from several jail and prison locations. The community release program for women is a licensed substance abuse treatment facility.
Health-related Services: Services designed to increase the mental and physical health of clients, including those living with HIV. Interventions include mental health professionals at most sites that screen for mental health issues and provide short-term treatment and community referrals, several residential programs for people living with HIV, nursing professionals that link clients to medical services, recovery services and community treatment connections.
Victim Services: Services designed to increase the safety and level of empowerment of individuals that have been victimized by domestic violence and or sexual assault. Programs serve two counties and include two domestic violence shelters, two outreach centers that provide counseling to both adults and children, legal advocacy, case management, support groups, and coordination with other systems. Community outreach activities also provide education and other resources to help avoid or end a violent and or abusive relationship.