U.S. Department of Justice

National Directory of Programs for Women with Criminal Justice Involvement

Domestic Violence

Programs
Women with children; women with substance abuse issues; women who have been previously incarcerated.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
Women with substance abuse issues, women who have been previously incarcerated, women with co-occurring disorders.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
Women with substance abuse issues who are at risk of losing their children or who are seeking to reunify with their children.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
Women with substance abuse issues that are pregnant and/or parenting, women who have been previously incarcerated.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
Pregnant women with substance abuse issues, women with HIV, women with co-occurring disorders, women with criminal justice involvement.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
Women with substance abuse issues, women who have been previously incarcerated, women with children.
Location: Akeela Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska
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 being released from prison, women with substance abuse issues, women in need of employment.
Location: New Beginnings Foundation Incorporated in Montgomery, Alabama
Women in jail, women who have been formerly incarcerated, women with substance abuse issues, women who have suffered physical and sexual abuse.
Location: Center for Women in Transition in Little Rock, Arkansas
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
Incarcerated and previously incarcerated young women, low-income young women and young women seeking employment.
Location: Center for Young Women’s Development 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 are transitioning out of Free At Last’s residential treatment program, women on parole. All participants must have a job and/or be in school and must have completed a drug treatment program of some kind.
Location: Free At Last in East Palo Alto, California
Women who have been incarcerated in Santa Cruz County jail, women with substance abuse issues, women on parole, and women on probation.
Location: Gemma in Santa Cruz, California
Women with children, women who are pregnant, women who have been previously incarcerated in prison or jail, women on probation, women referred by Child Protective Services, women who are court mandated, women with substance abuse issues, women who have experienced major trauma.
Location: Marin Services for Women in Greenbrae, California
Women with children, women who are pregnant, women who have been previously incarcerated in prison and jail, women on probation, women referred by Child Protective Services, women who are court mandated, women with substance abuse issues, women who have experienced major trauma.
Location: Marin Services for Women in Larkspur, California
Women who have been previously incarcerated, women on parole, women with children, women referred by parole because they are homeless, women who are mandated to head to treatment immediately upon release, women with substance abuse issues.
Location: Providence Place in San Diego, California
Women who have been previously incarcerated in jail or prison, women who are pregnant or parenting.
Location: SHIELDS for Families in Compton, 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 with substance abuse issues, women with children, women who are mandated by the court, women on parole, women on probation.
Location: Mary Hall Freedom House (MHFH) in Atlanta, Georgia
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
Incarcerated Mothers seeking to obtain legal and education services to strengthen their bond with their children.
Women searching for suitable employment and housing who are exiting the criminal justice system.
Location: St. Leonard's Ministries in Chicago, Illinois
Women with housing, foster care, substance abuse, and employment issues.
Location: True Light Ministry in Austin, Texas
Women who have been previously incarcerated in federal and state prison and are completing their sentence on work release, women with substance abuse issues, women with children.
Location: Theodora House in Indianapolis, Indiana
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 seeking transitional housing, education, and support to people in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Location: Next Step Foundation in McKnees Rocks, Pennsylvania
The coalition is open to everyone and is committed to working for and with currently and formerly incarcerated women, regardless of race, ethnicity, faith, disability, gender identity, age, immigration status, or sexual orientation.
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 who have been previously incarcerated, women on parole, 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
Women with a history of domestic violence who have a criminal case pending as a result of being a domestic violence survivor.
Location: Edward Gould Services for Children and Families in New York, New York
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
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 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 who have been previously incarcerated and are on parole; women with substance abuse issues, women with mental health issues, women with HIV.
Location: New Jersey Association on Correction in Perth Amboy, 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 who have experienced DomesticViolence as victims and or batterers.
Location: Lakin Correctional Center in West Columbia, West Virginia
Women who exhibit need for Violence in Relationships services.
Location: Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Women who exhibit the need for services through CGIP.
Location: Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Women with histories of domestic violence. Participation maybe mandated depending on a determination of the woman’s needs.
Location: Arizona State Prison Complex-Perryville in Goodyear, Arizona
Women and transgender domestic violence survivors incarcerated in California state prisons.
Location: Free Battered Women in San Francisco, California
For women who self identify as battered women.
Location: SisterCare in Columbia, South Carolina
Incarcerated women (voluntary).
Location: Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York
Women who have been arrested and are either awaiting a court date, serving a relatively short jail sentence or awaiting transport to community corrections or prison.
Location: Marion County Jail in Indianapolis, Indiana
Women residing at Theodora House and one year post-discharge.
Location: Volunteers of America, Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana
Women who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
Location: Muncy Correctional Facility in Muncy, Pennsylvania
Women who have been court ordered or voluntarily committed to the program as part of their incarceration.
Location: Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution in New Castle, Delaware
Women with a history of violence and abuse, as both victims and perpetrators.
Location: Gadsden Correctional Institution in Quincy, Florida
Women whose children have been removed from their custody.
Location: Hernando Correctional Institution in Brooksville, Florida
The program is available to all women in the facility.
Location: Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehabilitation Center in New England, North Dakota
Women can participate on a voluntary basis.
Location: Hernando Correctional Institution in Brooksville, Florida
Class is available to all women in the facility.
Location: Hillsborough Correctional Institution in Riverview, Florida
Women with a history of trauma abuse, substance abuse and mental health related issues.
Location: Spectrum Health Systems Inc. in Worcester, Massachusetts
Women who have a history of violent actions or have been victims of violence
Location: Pulaski State Prison in Hawkinsville, Georgia
Women within 6 months of their release date.
Location: Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland, Virginia
Pre-trial women, women preparing to return to the Maui community after incarceration, women who have been convicted of a felony, women serving at least six months in prison.
Location: Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. in Wailuku, Hawaii
Women with a history of being a victim of domestic violence.
Location: Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincoln, Illinois
Incarcerated women who have been the victim of domestic violence.
Location: Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Pewee Valley, Kentucky
Women with substance abuse issues.
Location: East Boise Community Work Center in Boise, Idaho
Women who have experienced domestic violence.
Any woman coming through ICIW can take the class.
Location: Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, Iowa
Women who participate in substance abuse class and general population are able to participate.
Location: Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, Iowa
Women who participate in substance abuse class and general population are able to participate.
Location: Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, Iowa
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.
Women with a history of criminal justice involvement.
Location: Women’s Prison Association in Brooklyn, New York
The Parole Team serves currently incarcerated women at least two months out from their parole date needing reentry planning assistance and parole advocacy. Advocates also are available to answer any questions from friends and family members regarding the parole hearing.
Location: Alabama Women's Resource Network in Birmingham, Alabama
FORGE primarily serves women returning from prison/jail facilities to the Mercer County area. They also are open to referrals from nearby counties.
Location: Ujima Urban Women's Center in Ewing Township, New Jersey
RS Eden provides services to women with children, homeless families, women leaving prison.
Location: RS Eden in Minneapolis , Minnesota
Single women, women with children, pregnant women seeking substance abuse treatment.
Location: North County Serenity House in Escondido, California
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
Women who have approximately six months remaining in their sentence.
Location: Brunswick Women's Reception and Pre-Release Center in Lawrenceville, Virginia
Incarcerated women
Location: Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel, Louisiana


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