Criminal Justice Services
The primary goal of the Criminal Justice Services offered at New Directions is to facilitate the re-integration of clients with criminal justice issues into society by changing negative attitudes and behaviors that could lead to re-engagement in criminal activity. We strive to have close working relationships with the NYS Department of Parole and Probation, NYC Criminal Courts, Brooklyn Treatment Courts, and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
As our clients achieve abstinence, they are encouraged to improve social functioning, strengthen family relationships, and seek employment. Our aim is to help our clients take their place as independent and productive members of society, free from the addictons of chemical dependence and criminal behavior.Along with weekly individual and group counseling, specialized services include: