Adults: Alternatives to Incarceration

    Adult Court and Probation Services

    Under Illinois law, nonviolent criminal defendants who have substance use disorders may be eligible to be sentenced to probation with behavioral health treatment and TASC instead of prison or jail... read more

    DUI Assessments

    In Illinois, anyone arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or other drugs (DUI) must undergo an alcohol and drug evaluation before sentencing can occur for the DUI offense or... read more

    Jail Discharge Program

    Research demonstrates that the need for treatment by persons exiting the jail with mental health and substance use disorders is immediate. Without proper continued care, they face significant risk... read more

    Problem-Solving Courts

    Illinois is unique in that every criminal courtroom in the state can serve as a drug court. Defendants who meet eligibility criteria may petition for a TASC assessment and may be placed into drug... read more

    State’s Attorney’s Drug School Diversion

    In Illinois, the State's Attorney's office of a county can establish and administer drug intervention and education programs as alternatives to traditional prosecution.

    For individuals in... read more

    Supportive Release Center

    The Supportive Release Center (SRC) offers transitional resources for men leaving the Cook County Jail who have substance use disorders, mental illness, and/or physical health disorders and who do... read more