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

    Deferred Prosecution Program

    The Cook County State’s Attorney’s initial Deferred Prosecution Program was implemented in 2011 and was designed to divert first-time offenders with nonviolent felony charges from the criminal... 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

    Medicaid Application Assistance

    In partnership with the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, TASC has provided Medicaid application assistance services to individuals upon intake into the Cook County Jail since 2013, and now... 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 Program

    In Illinois, drug intervention and education programs established and administered by the State's Attorney's Office of a particular county as alternatives to traditional prosecution are... read more