Our Staff is committed to leveraging current research, evidence-based practices and assessing outcomes for all of our programs. Research is a paramount element for programming at DC Transitional Services. Therefore, we proudly embrace a systematic and integrated approach to fulfilling our mission and vision. The programs offered at DCTS aim to educated and change negative behaviors, patterns of destruction while guiding and empowering our clients to make sustainable life changes that positively impact society.
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Out4Life Sec 2nd Chance is a Reentry Program design to offer alternatives for adults (17 & Older) to stay out of the criminal justice system. Adults learn ways to overcome barriers that lead to destructive behaviors. The focus is on restorative practices that aims to help rebuild relationships and that have been compromised as a result of destructive behaviors or incidents.
WITS End is an interactive advocacy program that fosters empathy with victims of domestic violence, substance abuse, or other forms of oppression. A Walk-In-Their-Shoes (WITS) program are for persons who are at or have been at a WITS End before seeking help. This program educates & empower participants on how to overcome daily challenges. Proving educational tools to minimize or eliminate barriers before the situation escalates further that may lead to destructive patterns of behaviors.
Families F1rst is a client driven Self-Sufficiency Program in which DCTS work with individuals and families one -on- one to becoming self-sufficient. We educate clients about the importance of money management, self-care, and assist with finding community resources to help overcome barriers that hinder growth. Focus areas : keeping our youth in school, mentoring to adults & youth, career readiness & staying employed, and tutoring. Participants may be referred by the court, department of social services, or from other agencies .
DCTS at-risk Program operating under the umbrella of the Sec 2nd Chance Program design to offer alternatives for youth (10-16) to stay out of the criminal justice system. At-risk youth via mentorship learn ways to overcome barriers that lead to destructive behaviors. Problematic areas may involve bullying, drugs or alcohol, petty theft and other problems. We focus on restorative practices that aims to help rebuild relationships that have been compromised as a result of destructive behaviors or incidents.
Re-Entry & Recidivism Program
Substance Abuse & Domestic Violence Awareness Program
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