Justice Plus

The New York City Department of Probation (DOP) helps build stronger and safer communities by working with and supervising people on probation, fostering positive change in their decision-making and behavior, and expanding opportunities for them to move out of the criminal and juvenile justice systems through meaningful education, employment, health services, family engagement and civic participation.

Program Overview: Justice Plus is a flexible wrap‚Äźaround, designed to support participants by providing a range of work readiness opportunities. These opportunities include work experience placements, hard/vocational and soft job skills development, and job search and career awareness/planning competencies. Justice Plus emphasizes work readiness opportunities that link to trades/vocations and soft skills taught in a workplace context included but not limited to during community benefit projects and internships.

Participants must be referred by designated Cure Violence service provider,  have been clients of the Cure Violence program or otherwise identified to be in need of such services by the Cure Violence provider.

Participants may also receive a stipend up to $1,500.

Program Summary:

  • Participant Age and Profile: Youth between the ages of 16-30
  • Duration: 1- 6 months with up to 6 month follow-up or aftercare
  • Locations: Brownsville, Crown Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant, Staten Island, East New York, Coney Island, East Concourse, Central Harlem, South Jamaica, Morrisania/Edenwald, Queensbridge
Organization Areas Served Address
Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation Brownsville, Crown Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant 444 Thomas S. Boyland Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation Staten Island 60 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
ManUp East New York (A) 821 Van Siclen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207
ManUp East New York (B) 530 Sutter Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207
ManUp Coney Island  
Urban Youth Alliance East Concourse 432 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10455
New York City Mission Society Central Harlem 646 Malcolm X. Boulevard, New York, NY 10037
Research Foundation of CUNY/LaGuardia Community College South Jamaica 158-29 Archer Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11433
Osborne Association Morrisania/Edenwald 809 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455
The Fortune Society Queensbridge 29-76 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101