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Criminal Justice Services

Published on: 4/30/2013 9:14 AM
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The Criminal Justice Services Program is designed to address the mental health needs of individuals with concurrent mental health and substance abuse disorders, who are involved in the criminal justice system.

Below are criminal justice programs and services:​​

Re-Entry Resource Center
151 W. Mission Street
San Jose, Ca 95110
Phone: (408) 535-4280 (walk-in and referral based),
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Faith Based Collaborative Partners (after-hours assistance)

Destiny Reentry Resource Center, Bible Way Christian Center:(408) 599-8989

Good Samaritan, Cathedral of Faith: (408) 590-7152

Mission Possible, Maranatha Christian Center: (408) 499-4064

The Re-Entry Resource Center is a centralized location for individuals released from custody and/or on probation to receive referral and wrap around services from a multi-disciplinary team (Custody Health, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Services, Social Services Agency, Housing, Peer Mentors)

Services

  • Intake and Assessment
  • Recovery Services
  • Referral for Mental Health & Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services
  • Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Housing Referral & Transitional Care Management
  • General Assistance Benefits
  • Cal Fresh Program & Food Pantry
  • Access to Health Coverage Programs
  • Health Referrals
  • Clothes Closet
  • Referral to the Faith Collaborative Community Based Resource Centers​
  • Referral to other community services

Evans Lane Wellness and Recovery Center
2090 Evans Lane
San Jose, CA 95125
Phone: (408) 793-2400

Referral Based program through the following: Gardner, Community Solutions, Catholic Charities, Probation Department, Parole, and Drug Treatment Court

Evans Lane Wellness and Recovery Center is dedicated to serving adults who suffer from mental health illness, substance abuse issues, and involvement through the criminal justice system. The Center provides both transitional housing, and a separate outpatient program. The philosophy of the Center is grounded in the Wellness and Recovery Model which supports recovery by enabling consumers to take responsibility for their lives, enhancing their self-sufficiency, developing their abilities and confidence, enhancing their support network, assisting them in finding meaningful roles, in the community, mitigating health and behavior risks, and teaching them to manage their mental illness through a Wellness and Recovery Action Plan.

  • Outpatient Program
    • Comprised of a psychiatrist, clinical managers and community workers that work in collaboration with the participant to provide proper psychiatric assessments, comprehensive case management services, medication management and serve as representatives for the client’s legal implications
    • Clinical managers work with participants to provide individualized treatment plans, which include individualized and/or group therapy
    • Clients are coached and encouraged to establish themselves back into society with the proper tools and resources.
  • Residential Program
    • Provides housing, support and care to the criminal justice population
    • Provides up to 56 participants extended housing for up to one year
    • Provides 24 hour support, peer support, group counseling, and group activities.
    • Program supports the participants by providing evening and weekend group activities, which are focused on integrating the participants into the community.

Mental Health Assessment Team (MHAT)
Drug Treatment Court, Department 64
115 Terraine Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: (408) 491-4700

THE MHAT provides engagement and assessment services to clients both incarcerated and those present at the Superior Court.

  • Clinicians refer and/or connect the client to community resources to assist in the client’s successful transition from the jail to the community.
  • They provide culturally competent services to both clients and their families and are able to educate the clients and families about relapse prevention (Spanish speaking services are available).

Drug Treatment Court, Department 64
115 Terraine Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Referral based program

This program offers free counseling to clients of Department 64, the Drug and Mental Health Treatment Court. The program is a collaboration between Superior Court and Mental Health Student Intern Program. Clients are referred to the program through Judge Manley and his staff. The counseling sessions are located at the 115 Terraine Street, San Jose (Terraine Courthouse). If the client is eligible, they may contact Actricia Barrieau at 408-491-4847 for more information.​