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Monterey County Adult Treatment Court Expansion and Enhancement Project

Award Information

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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 County of Monterey will use enhance adult drug court services, coordination, and treatment grant to collaborate with the Monterey County Superior Court, Adult Probation Department, District Attorney, Public Defender, and community based substance abuse treatment providers. The collaboration will result in an expansion and enhancement of treatment opportunities for persons in the Monterey County Drug Adult Treatment Court. Specific enhancements include expanding residential and outpatient treatment capacity, focusing services to Latino offenders and veterans, and enhancing treatment through evidenced based practices. The court will also implement an electronic medical record system.


Date Created: September 29, 2010