Program Goals & Outcomes

  • Reduce reliance on incarceration for non-violent drug dependent participants
  • Reduce substance abuse and related criminal activity
  • Reduce the impact of drug-related offenses on criminal justice resources
  • Return program graduates to society as drug-free contributing members
  • Hold drug dependent participants accountable for their actions through frequent random drug testing and other court requirements
  • Integrate substance abuse treatment with criminal justice case processing
  • Provide co-occurring disorders treatment and support services, as needed
  • Enhance community safety while protecting due process rights through non-adversarial court proceedings
  • Provide access for participants to resources and community supports to enable them to acquire skills necessary to regain healthier lifestyles
  • Promote partnerships between the Felony Therapeutic Court Programs and community-based organizations