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Preventing Incarceration

ORGANIZATION: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
TYPE: ACT serves seriously mentally ill individuals in community settings.
SERVICES: ACT provides treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to individuals by a mobile, multi-disciplinary team in community settings. Click to visit ACT
DAY LINE: Not applicable.


ORGANIZATION: Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT)
TYPE: AOT is judicial monitoring of compliance with the court-mandated treatment plan.
SERVICES: AOT involves obtaining a court order. The procedure varies among Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. Click to visit AOT
DAY LINE: In Queens call NYC Well 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355). In Nassau call 516-227-7057. In Suffolk call Ann Marie Csorny LCSW, Director (631)853-8500.


ORGANIZATION: Mental Health Court
TYPE Mental health court is a criminal justice court offering alternatives to incarceration.
SERVICES: Judicial monitoring assures that the court-mandated treatment plan is followed by the client as an alternative to incarceration. Before or during arraignment (the initial court proceeding), ask your defendant’s lawyer to request that the case be assigned to mental health court. Click to visit Mental Health Court
DAY LINE: Not applicable.


ORGANIZATION: Mobile Crisis
TYPE: Mobile crisis is psychiatric outreach for crisis intervention.
SERVICES: A mobile crisis team is a group of health professionals, such as nurses, social workers and psychiatrists, who can provide mental health services, primarily in people’s homes.
DAY LINE: In Queens, call NYC Well at (888) NYC-WELL (888-692-9355). In Nassau and Suffolk
dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-356-9211.


ORGANIZATION: Women’s Opportunity and Rehabilitation Center
TYPE: an alternative to incarceration (ATI) program for female offenders in and around Nassau County, NY.
SERVICE: a six month structured day reporting program that provides advocacy for pre-sentence female offenders, educational assistance, vocational services, personal counseling, life-skills workshops and assessment and referrals.
DAYLINE: 516-505-9672 accepts collect calls from Nassau County Correctional Facilitry
INSURANCE: no fee-funded in part by Nassau County District Attorney’s Office
E-MAIL: theworcinfo@gmail.com

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