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SUFFOLK COUNTY AMERICAN RED CROSS COMMUNITY
SERVICE PROGRAM

Hope Collazo, Director

Building #16, County Center North
Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 853-5185 FAX (631) 853-6111

Supervising Agency :

Suffolk County American Red Cross
Diane Amarosa, Executive Director
PO Box 745
95 Horse Block Road
Yaphank, NY 11980
(631) 924 6700 FAX (631) 924-6910

This program began operation in 1981. Agency services are primarily assessment, community service, field supervision, monitoring, rehabilitation and supervision. This agency also refers clients for counseling and educational services. Target populations are juveniles aged 14-16 and adults aged 16 and over who have a felony conviction. This organization is private, not-for-profit.


LEGAL AID SOCIETY DEFENDER BASED ADVOCACY PROGRAM

Renee Bysheim Cappiello, Attorney

400 Carleton Avenue
East Islip, NY 11722
(631) 854-0401 FAX (631) 854-0770

Supervising Agency:

Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County, Inc.
Robert C. Mitchell, Attorney in Charge
(631) 854-0401

This project provides the criminal courts with individualized treatment and supervision plans for selected, non-violent defendants, to alleviate long-term pretrial detention for selected defendants, and provide a basis for alternatives to incarceration sentencing recommendations by defense counsel. The project provides information referral services and pretrial release plans. In addition, the project prepares alternative sentencing proposals that outline non-incarcerative dispositions and include detailed narratives regarding the defendant's social history, current circumstance and criminal involvement.


SUFFOLK COUNTY INTENSIVE SUPERVISION PROGRAM

Renee Sweezy, Supervising Probation Officer

North County Complex, Veterans Memorial Highway, Building 16
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 853-2059 FAX (631) 853-6266

Supervising Agency :

Suffolk County Probation Department
Gerard J. Cook, Director

This program began operation in 1979. The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) is an Alternative to Incarceration operation provided to superior courts and Local Conditional Release Commissions by participating probation departments. ISP offers a credible sentencing and community supervision option for offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated. Agency services provided are primarily eligibility assessments, court ordered restrictions, monitoring, field supervision and intensive supervision.


SUFFOLK COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Gerard J. Cook, Director

PO Box 188
Yaphank, NY 11980
(631) 852-5100 FAX (631) 852-5103

This is an agency of county government. Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of criminals sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from jail by the Local Conditional Release Commission. Intake, investigation and supervision services are provided for Family Court. Many discretionary services for pretrial and alternative sentencing are also provided. This county probation department participates in PINS (Person In Need of Supervision) Adjustment services programming, coordinated by the Suffolk County Youth Bureau.


SUFFOLK COUNTY DWI JAIL ALTERNATIVE FACILITY

Jonathan Scherr, Corrections Coordinator

Yaphank Avenue
PO Box 69
Yaphank, NY 11980
(631) 852-4750 FAX (631) 852-4756

Supervising Agency:

Suffolk County Sheriff's Department
Alfred C. Tisch, Sheriff

This program began operation in 1985. Agency services are primarily assessment, court advocacy, court ordered restrictions, counseling, educational services, enhanced information service, rehabilitation, residential services and extensive after care and evaluation services. This agency also refers clients for housing and job placement assistance. Target populations are jail bound multiple DWI offenders. This facility also provides a way for female DWI offenders who require substance abuse treatment intervention.


SUFFOLK COUNTY SPECIAL OFFENDER PROGRAM

Laura Conroy, Program Coordinator

395 Oser Avenue
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(631) 853-3819 FAX (631) 853-5022

Supervising Agency :

Suffolk County Probation Department
Gerard J. Cook, Director

This program began operation in 1986. Agency services are primarily assessment, probation, court ordered restrictions, counseling, field supervision, fine imposition/collection, intensive supervision, intermittent supervision, job placement assistance, rehabilitation, restitution, supervision and group therapy for sex offenders. Target populations are adults aged 16 and over who are convicted sex offenders and probationers with related mental health problems.