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Queens Misdemeanor Treatment Court (QMTC)

Mission

Queens Misdemeanor Treatment Court (QMTC), through intensive court intervention, seeks to promote public safety, reduce recidivism and improve the quality of life in the community, by identifying and treating qualified misdemeanor offenders with a history of substance abuse.

Goal, QMTC seeks to:

  • Intervene by mandating drug­addicted offenders to court supervised treatment as an alternative to incarceration;
  • Provide intensive case management in an effort to promote compliance with court mandates;
  • Educate the drug­addicted offender about relapse, recovery, sobriety through workshops conducted with community treatment providers;
  • Provide the offender with appropriate tools needed for long­term sobriety;
  • Through health education, reducing high­risk behaviors and identifying and treating the health problems of high­risk offenders;
  • and Address vocational, educational, or employment needs.

 

Administration

125-01 Queens Blvd
Kew Gardens, NY 11415


Phone: 718-298-0914
Fax: 212-419-8443

Facts

517
number of misdemeanor cases referred to QMTC in 2009

 

98
number of QMTC participants in 2009

 

92
number of QMTC participants that graduated in 2009