Staten Island Justice Center

SIJC

Highlights

  • Supervised Release Program

    The Supervised Release Program reduces the number of people held in jail simply because they cannot afford bail.

  • Driver Accountability Program

    The Driver Accountability Program is an innovative response to driving-related offenses that seeks to improve traffic safety and increase accountability among dangerous drivers. 

  • Youth Impact

    Youth can be transformative leaders, addressing inequity in their communities and the factors that lead to youth involvement in the criminal legal system.  

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Skyline Garden
Enjoying the Fruits of Their Labor

Our participants sometimes volunteer at the Skyline Garden, which offers youth a chance to learn about gardening and taste the fruits (and vegetables!) of their labors.

Drug Awareness
Raising Awareness about Drugs

The Justice Center, partnering with H.E.A.L.T.H. for Youth and the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness, holds a drug awareness workshop for local youth.

Publications & Digital Media

  • Publication

    Fact Sheet: Staten Island Justice Center Young Adult Programs

    The Staten Island Justice Center offers special programs for local youth and young adults on Staten Island, with a focus on those with or at risk of justice involvement. The Justice Center provides participants with leadership development tools and connects them to opportunities that promote positive engagement with the community. Each year, we serve more than 150 young people.

  • Publication

    Fact Sheet: Staten Island Justice Center Court Programming

    The Staten Island Justice Center seeks to improve public safety and reduce the use of incarceration. The Justice Center provides judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys with alternative community sentencing options that hold individuals accountable in a way that is meaningful, proportionate, and restorative. The goal is to connect participants to services that help them to avoid future contact with the justice system, and promote swift case resolutions that bolster public confidence in justice.

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News

  • Whose Eyes on the Street?

    Landscape Architecture Magazine

    How can designers and advocates reckon with the uneasy history of safety in environmental design? This article explores how our Neighborhood Safety Initiatives, in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice are working in public housing communities to build stronger, healthier public spaces.

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Partners

The project is funded by the City of New York, the New York City Department of Probation, and City Council Member Debi Rose. A variety of government and private funders also provide ongoing support. 

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