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NEW YORK CITY CRIMINAL COURT: DRUG COURT INITIATIVE
Screening Treatment & Enhancement Part (STEP) - Brooklyn

NYC Drug Treatment CourtsSTEP Mission


The Screening & Treatment Enhancement Part Young Adult Program seeks to promote public safety and reduce substance abuse among non-violent felony offenders, especially those aged 16 - 18, by providing cost effective judicially monitored treatment intervention that capitalizes on the participants’ strengths and enlists community and family support to achieve treatment, educational and vocational goals.

 

Enhanced Drug Screening Project

The Enhanced Drug Screening Project is a centralized screening process that incorporates early identification of eligible offenders in need of substance abuse treatment with referral to community based treatment and frequent judicial monitoring of their progress.