Pathways - Transformational Programming for Incarcerated Women
Pathways is a nationally-recognized program for women with high recidivism rates, mental health issues, and co-occuring substance use disorders. Combining cognitive behavioral therapy, Peace Love art therapy, and individual planning and coaching, Pathways participants are showing significant reduction in recidivism (100% vs 12%) and significant increases in healthy living and pro-social behavior participation. For more information, please contact Melissa Pierson in this office.
Franklin County Reentry Advisory Board
The Franklin County Reentry Advisory Board is charged with creating safer neighborhoods and more productive residents by increasing the success rates of ex-offenders transitioning from correctional and rehabilitative institutions back into the community. For more information, contact Kysten Palmore in this office.
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Franklin County First Step
Franklin County First Step meets the first Friday of every month. This event is not like any other Resource Fair that has taken place in Franklin County. Our goal is to ensure that every person who walks away from this event has completed the “first step” on his or her journey to successful reintegration. For more information, contact Kysten Palmore in this office.
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Whitehall's Help for Overdose initiative
In October 2017, the Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded Franklin County a grant for the Diversion Alternatives-Project Opioid. The project is a collaboration with the City of Whitehall to reduce opioid misuse and the number of overdose fatalities within the 43213 ZIP code through community education, harm reduction efforts, and a Mayor’s diversionary drug court. For more information, contact Caitlin Condon Looney in this office.
Featured JAG Partner: Franklin County Sheriff's Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce
The goal of the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is to aggressively investigate cases involving the on-line exploitation of children and child pornography.
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Freatured VAWA Partner: Mount Carmel's Crime and Trauma Assistance Program
Violent crime and traumatic events can be devestating. Fortunately, recovery is possible. CTAP was developed to facilitate the healing and recovery process for child and adult victims, survivors and co-survivors through education, empowerment, and therapeutic intervention.
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Featured Title II Partner: Capital University - mentoring and tutoring programs
Tutoring young residents at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Facility assists in reading, spelling, writing, and math, giving incarcerated youth a reason to act appropriately. Youth gain in competence and therefore confidence. 98.5% of the youth participating in this program have passed the GED.