Division of Criminal Justice Services

Westchester County

Directory of Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Programs

WESTCHESTER COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM

Howard Brynin, Program Director
111 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 6th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601-2507 
Phone: (914) 995-7117, Fax: (914) 995-6261
Supervising Agency:
Westchester County Probation Department 

This program began operation in 1985. This project provides the criminal courts with a sentencing alternative through the use of community service for offenders with sentences of adjournment in contemplation of dismissal, conditional discharge or probation. Offenders will be required to make reparation for their crimes through performance of community service. The project monitors compliance with release conditions. Project operations also include offender selection, worksite selection and oversight, court/probation notification activities, referrals to human services and management of accident/liability reports.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY: PRE-TRIAL SERVICES INSTITUTE OF WESTCHESTER PROGRAM

Dennis Mann, Executive Director
300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite #204
White Plains, New York 10601
Phone: (914) 428-6663, Fax: (914) 428-2152
Supervising Agency:
Pretrial Services Institute of Westchester, Inc. 

This program began operation in 1976. This project provides all criminal court clients, initially unable to post bail, the opportunity to be interviewed to determine eligibility for release from jail. The interview process objectively assesses the defendant's qualifications for release through release on his/her own recognizance (ROR), or, where the court determines the risk of absconding to be greater, through release under supervision (RUS). Program operations include screening, eligibility determinations, monitoring functions, where appropriate, and court notification of those who fail to satisfy release requirements.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY TASC PROGRAM

Linda Bartus, Program Administrator
112 East Post Road, 2nd Floor 
White Plains, NY 10601-5113 
Phone: (914) 995-5263, Fax: (914) 995-4816
Supervising Agency:
Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health 

This program began operation in 1978. Agency case-management services are primarily assessment, referral, court advocacy, monitoring and supervision. This agency also refers clients for bail expediting, court-ordered restrictions, counseling, education services, fine imposition/fee collection, housing assistance, drug and alcohol rehabilitation and residential services. Target populations are those 16 and older with mental health, alcohol or drug problems who are also charged with a misdemeanor or felony.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY DIRECT TREATMENT ATI PROGRAM

Daniella Jackson, Chief of Planning and Research
111 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 6th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601-2507 
Phone: (914) 995-3569, Fax: (914) 995-6261
Supervising Agency:
Westchester County Probation Department 

This program began operation in 1990. This agency provides direct treatment and refers clients for residential services and drug and alcoholism rehabilitation. This is a day treatment program. Target populations are convicted offenders that have their sentence reduced from a felony.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY BAIL EXPEDITING PROGRAM

Dennis Mann, Executive Director
300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite #204
White Plains, New York 10601
Phone: (914) 428-6663, Fax: (914) 428-2152
Supervising Agency:
Pretrial Service Institute of Westchester

This program began operation in 1989. Agency services are assessment, enhanced-information services, and bail expediting. Target populations are detainees with $5,000.00 bail or less without pending warrants.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY MONITORED RELEASE PROGRAM

Dennis Mann, Executive Director
300 Hamilton Avenue, Suite #204
White Plains, New York 10601

Phone: (914) 428-6663, Fax: (914) 428-2152
Supervising Agency:
Pretrial Services Institute of Westchester, Inc. 

This program began operation in 1990. Agency services are assessment, enhanced-information services and monitored release. Target populations are all pretrial detainees, 16 and above, who were not released on their own recognizance after having received a positive recommendation by Pre-Trial Services.


WESTCHESTER COUNTY YOUNG OFFENDER PROGRAM

Nory Padilla, Program Administrator
10 Woods Road, Suite #10
PO Box 389
Valhalla, NY 10595-1529
Phone: (914) 231-1382, Fax: (914) 231-1394
Supervising Agency:
Westchester County Department of Corrections 

This program serves male inmates aged 16 to 24 years old at the Westchester County Department of Corrections. This project provides education, drug education and assessment, and employment to young offenders to prepare them for early release and prevent future involvement in the criminal justice system. The program consists of the following components: academic, vocational, drug education, spirituality and job placement. In addition, the program also includes a physical training/activities component designed to improve the offender’s physical conditioning and instill a feeling of camaraderie among program participants.