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#TeamDCTS Program Commitment

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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Out-4-Life Sec 2nd Chance &  DCTS- At-risk Program 4 Youth (DAP4Youth)

WITS End Outreach  (Substance Abuse  & Domestic Abuse)  


Out4Life Sec 2nd Chance Program

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. 

  1.  Maintain Connectedness within their Community   
  2. Stay Out4Life of the Criminal Justice System

WITS End Outreach

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- Integrated into All of DCTS Programs

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 . 

Dap4Youth Program

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. 

  1. Reduce  out-of-home placements. 
  2. Maintain Connectedness within their Community   
  3. Stay Out4Life of the Criminal Justice System

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