This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
October 20, 2014 | Program Results Report
Starting in 2008, the Vera Institute of Justice in New York began running Common Justice, an innovative service program for those harmed by and responsible for crime and an alternative to incarceration for young people ages 16 to 24.
January 31, 2004 | Program Results Report
Starting in March 2001, New York State's Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children developed and implemented a pilot training project in the Bronx family court system called "Babies Can't Wait."
July 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Legal intervention to protect the rights of children can be a necessary step in meeting their health needs.
July 1, 2013 | Journal Article
This article evaluates quality and the effect of pay for performance among minority patient groups, during a pay-for-performance program in 22 primary care practice sites.
September 29, 2008 | Program Results Report
Project Link is a consortium of six community service organizations to reduce repeated hospitalizations and incarcerations among a population of clients with the dual diagnoses of severe mental illness and substance abuse.
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Vera Institute of Justice evaluated La Bodega de la Familia, a program operated by the Vera Institute and dedicated to improving family well-being by supporting families of drug users under parole or probation supervision.
February 23, 2006 | Program Results Report
The Hunter College Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health designed and ran Health Link, which provided in-jail and post-release services to women and adolescent inmates ages 16 to 18 at New York City's Rikers Island correctional complex.
August 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
The Vera Institute of Justice partnered with the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice to develop, implement and conduct an outcomes evaluation of a model treatment program for juvenile offenders who meet criteria for substance abuse or dependence.
February 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
In 2001, Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., implemented a community justice approach to honor code violations, including violations of drug and alcohol policy.
December 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The Horticultural Society of New York hired a project coordinator a horticultural program that provides education, counseling, job training, and transitional employment to New York City inmates.