U.S. Department of Justice

National Directory of Programs for Women with Criminal Justice Involvement

Community-Based Sanctions

Programs
Women with substance abuse issues, women with co-occurring disorders, women seeking long term residential care, women who are sentenced by the courts, women on parole, women on probation.
Location: The Haven in Denver, Colorado
Women with substance abuse issues, women with co-occurring disorders, women seeking long term residential care, women who are sentenced by the courts, women on parole, women on probation, women who are pregnant or parenting.
Location: The Haven in Denver, Colorado
Women who are transitioning out of prison, women with children, women with substance abuse issues
Location: Lovelady Center in Birmingham , Alabama
Formerly incarcerated women, women with substance abuse issues, formerly incarcerated homeless women, women who have experienced domestic violence and are homeless as a result.
Location: Lovelady Center in Birmingham , Alabama
Women coming out of jail, drug court referral/ sentenced, women with substance abuse issues, women with children, women on probation.
Location: Crossroads Mission in Yuma, Arizona
Women on parole, women referred/sentenced by the drug court, women on probation, women with substance abuse issues.
Location: Crossroads Mission in Yuma, Arizona
Women with substance abuse issues, women with histories of domestic violence, women who have been clean for at least 6 months, women with children up to age 6, women who are pregnant at least 6 months, women who have been previously incarcerated in jail or prison, women who are homeless with some criminal justice involvement, women on parole, women on probation, women referred by Child Protective Services and women referred by the court.
Location: Northern California Service League in San Francisco , California
Women who have been previously incarcerated in prison or jail, women with children, women with substance abuse issues.
Location: Free At Last in East Palo Alto, California
Women who have been previously incarcerated in prison or jail, women with children, women with substance abuse issues, self committing women, family referred, Child Protective Services (CPS) referred.
Location: Free At Last in East Palo Alto, California
Women who have been previously incarcerated; women with substance abuse issues; women with children.
Location: Free At Last in East Palo Alto, California
Women who have been formerly incarcerated in jail, though all women with histories of criminal justice involvement are eligible for services, women referred by drug court, women on probation, women sentenced to court-mandated services.
Location: Women’s Resource Center in San Francisco, California
Women who have been previously incarcerated, women with substance abuse issues, women who are homeless post release, women with HIV/AIDS, women with disabilities (mental, physical, etc).
Location: The Empowerment Program in Denver , Colorado
Women who have been formerly incarcerated, women with substance abuse issues, women on probation.
Location: Hillsborough House of Hope in Tampa , Florida
Women who have been convicted of non-violent crimes and whose criminal behavior is related to their substance abuse.
Location: Milwaukee Women's Correctional Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Women who originated from the Chittenden County area who are returning to the community after being incarcerated.
Location: Howard Center in Burlington, Vermont
Formerly incarcerated women seeking to obtain employment, life skills, vocational training and mentoring services.
Location: Safer Foundation in Chicago, Illinois
Women searching for suitable employment and housing who are exiting the criminal justice system.
Location: St. Leonard's Ministries in Chicago, Illinois
Women seeking to gain education and vocational skills.
Location: St. Leonard's Ministries in Chicago, Illinois
Women seeking employment opportunities.
Location: The Cara Program in Chicago , Illinois
Women with housing, foster care, substance abuse, and employment issues.
Location: True Light Ministry in Austin, Texas
Women seeking services to assist in the reentry back into their communities.
Women seeking mentors in the community
Location: Leaving the Cocoon in Franklin, Tennessee
Women with criminal justice involvement.
Location: OpenDoors in Providence, Rhode Island
Women released prison from local jails seeking assistance with housing, clothing, computer skills, healing, life skills, and employment.
Location: Woman to Woman PRC in Wichita, Kansas
Women who are or have been involved in the criminal justice system or who has a drug/alcohol or substance abuse history.
Location: The Program - "It's About Change" in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Women who are or have been involved in the criminal justice system or has had a drug/alcohol or substance abuse history.
Location: The Program - "It's About Change" in Steelton, Pennsylvania
Women seeking referrals for housing, counseling, substance abuse, and employment services.
Location: New Vision Organization Inc. in Brockton, Massachusetts
Location: The Pennsylvania Prison Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Women seeking basic necessities once released from prison.
Location: The Pennsylvania Prison Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Women seeking transitional housing, education, and support to people in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Location: Next Step Foundation in McKnees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Women recently returning home from prison, jail, or an alternative to incarceration program.
Women who are, have been or are at risk of being incarcerated.
Location: Step by Step in Rochester, New York
Women who are, have been, or are at risk of being incarcerated.
Location: Step by Step in Rochester, New York
Women who have been formerly incarcerated, women referred to an alternative to incarceration, women with substance abuse issues, women on probation, women on parole.
Location: Project Greenhope: Services for Women in New York, New York
Women referred to an alternative to incarceration, women with substance abuse issues, women on parole.
Location: Project Greenhope: Services for Women in New York, New York
Women on parole, women referred to an alternative to incarceration, women with substance abuse issues.
Location: Project Greenhope: Services for Women in New York, New York
Women who have been formerly incarcerated, women referred to an alternative to incarceration, women with substance abuse issues, women on probation, women on parole.
Location: Project Greenhope: Services for Women in New York, New York
Legal help for pregnant and parenting women
Location: National Advocates for Pregnant Women in New York, New York
Pregnant women with substance abuse issues.
Location: National Advocates for Pregnant Women in New York, New York
General Public
Location: National Advocates for Pregnant Women in New York, New York
Assisting formerly incarcerated women returning home from jail and or prison.
Location: Exodus Transitional Community in New York, New York
Women with criminal justice involvement.
Women who open and willing to make a conscious effort to change; who are sentenced within 90 days of release or parole.
Location: Suffolk County Sherrif's Department in Boston, Massachusetts
Assisting women returning home from prison, who are seeking housing, employment and or medial assistance.
Location: Catholic Charities in Baltimore, Maryland
Women returning home from incarceration, referred by an advocate or advocacy group.
Location: Marian House in Baltimore, Maryland
Women returning home from incarceration, referred by an advocate or advocacy group.
Location: Marian House in Baltimore, Maryland
Women released from prison searching for assistance with the following: direct services, advocacy, leadership development and public education.
Location: Power Inside in Baltimore, Maryland
Women released from prison searching for assistance with the following; direct services, advocacy, leadership development and public education.
Location: Power Inside in Baltimore, Maryland
Women released from prison searching for assistance with the following; direct services, advocacy, leadership development and public education.
Location: Power Inside in Baltimore, Maryland
Women released from prison searching for assistance with the following; direct services, advocacy, leadership development and public education.
Location: Power Inside in Baltimore, Maryland
Women released from prison searching for assistance with the following; direct services, advocacy, leadership development and public education.
Location: Power Inside in Baltimore, Maryland
Women seeking housing assistance in addition to direct services through case management.
Location: Prisoner's Aid Association in Baltimore, Maryland
Women with histories of substance abuse, domestic violence, and/or incarceration.
Location: Matrix Human Services in Detroit, Michigan
Women with histories of substance abuse, domestic violence, and/or incarceration.
Location: Matrix Human Services in Detroit, Michigan
Women with histories of substance abuse, domestic violence, and/or incarceration.
Location: Matrix Human Services in Detroit, Michigan
Women seeking aid with reentry back to their communities.
Location: New Creations Community in Detroit, Michigan
Women with violent offender criminal history.
Location: Wings of Faith in Detroit, Michigan
Women on supervised release, women with substance abuse issues, women with children.
Location: New Jersey Association on Correction in Paterson, New Jersey
Women involved in systems of prostitution/sex trafficking and other battered women who have been involved in the criminal justice system.
Location: Breaking Free in St. Paul, Minnesota
Women involved in systems of prostitution/sex trafficking and other battered women who have been involved in the criminal justice system.
Location: Breaking Free in St. Paul, Minnesota
Women with pending criminal charges related to drugs, motor vehicle offenses, assault, fraud, forgery, probation violation, or larceny. Women re-entering their communities, including those on probation and parole, with substance abuse issues.
Location: Western Carolinians for Criminal Justice in Asheville, North Carolina
Women in the criminal justice system.
Location: Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, Missouri
Women in the criminal justice system, with non-violent crimes.
Location: Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, Missouri
Women in the criminal justice system.
Location: Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, Missouri
Women in the criminal justice system.
Location: Center for Women in Transition in St. Louis, Missouri
Women returning home from prison who are searching for employment, working to reunite with their children, and seeking substance abuse rehabilitation.
Location: Passage Home in Raleigh, North Carolina
Women residing at Theodora House and one year post-discharge.
Location: Volunteers of America, Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana
Any woman with an infant up to age 3.
Location: Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Pewee Valley, Kentucky
Women who have graduated from Parenting Class and have a child 13 years or younger. Restrictions: must be free of major write-ups for 30 days and have no restraining order against them from having contact with their children.
Location: Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Pewee Valley, Kentucky
Non-violent women with substance abuse and mental health issues, under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Sheriff.
Pregnant and/or parenting women with non-violent convictions and substance abuse and mental health issues, under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Sheriff.
Women with substance abuse and mental health issues, under the jurisdiction of the Cook County Sheriff.
RS Eden provides services to women with children, homeless families, women leaving prison.
Location: RS Eden in Minneapolis , Minnesota
Mothers in the community and in prison.
Location: Children's Justice Alliance in Portland, Oregon
At risk and high risk girls between ages 9-17.
Location: 180 Degrees, Inc. in St. Paul, Minnesota
Women with co-occuring issues: domestic violence/sexual abuse/addiction.
Location: National Advocacy & Training Network in Phoenix, Arizona
The MINT portion of the program is specifically for pregnant women and those who have just given birth.
Location: Community Solutions, Incorporated in Hartford, Connecticut


NOTE: If you would like to suggest a program to be added to this database, please download the application form.