Why It Matters
Involvement in the criminal justice system can carry lifelong impacts on the health, safety, and well-being of individuals,
families and neighborhoods. Many individuals with justice involvement are also impacted by poverty, trauma, mental illness
and/or substance abuse.
The JRC serves individuals who are justice involved; directly and indirectly. Our highly trained and skilled staff meet the
complex needs of individuals by offering assertive case management and seamless linkage to care. It is our goal to increase
public safety and reduce recidivism.
Increase public safety by reducing individual criminal justice involvement through addressing issues directly related to
an individual's likelihood to re-offend and commit another crime.
- Ensure accountability while addressing issues that lead to criminal behavior and activity.
- Without duplication of services, bridge gaps in the existing community resources.
- Create seamless linkages with systems that people navigate – including health care, housing, education, workforce, family services, law enforcement and the courts.
- Take a holistic approach to facilitating individual, family, neighborhood, and community wellness.