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San Francisco Community Justice Center- Intenstive Outpatient Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
San Francisco
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $300,000)

The Enhancing Adult Drug Court Services, Coordination, and Treatment Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, counties, other units of local government, or Indian tribal governments to implement comprehensive strategies for enhancing drug court capacity by bridging access to both criminal justice and substance abuse treatment funds. The program supports the development and establishment of drug courts for substance-abusing adults and that enhance drug court services, coordination, and substance abuse treatment and recovery support services. Drug court programs funded by the Enhancing Adult Drug Court Services, Coordination, and Treatment Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent criminal offenders.

The City and County of San Francisco will use grant funds in the amount of $300,000
to enhance the Community Justice Center program currently in operation. The Community Justice Center, (CJC) is a Collaborative Justice Court program of the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, in partnership with city agencies and community groups. The CJC mission is to connect participating defendants with on-site services with a goal of stabilization and reducing criminal behavior. CJC is a unique type of collaborative justice court that focuses on specific neighborhoods in San Francisco where residents are proportionately impacted by substance abuse, mental health issues and crime.


Date Created: September 29, 2010