WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) announced today the award of a contract for Comprehensive Inmate Substance Abuse Treatment Center/Residential Correction Facility Services from the County of Union, New Jersey. Approximately 200 residents will be referred from the county to one of CEC's residential reentry centers located in Newark.
"We are grateful for an opportunity to build on our relationship with Union County and be a partner in reducing recidivism," said James E. Hyman, CEO. "We look forward to continuing to provide quality treatment services that allow individuals to return to their communities as productive citizens."
CEC will provide residential drug treatment programs for adult Union County sentenced and pre-sentenced detainees. Services will include comprehensive assessments, residential and day reentry treatment, work release and outpatient aftercare, in addition to providing access to 24/7 medical care and mental health care for emergent health care needs.
The company has provided residential reentry treatment services to offenders referred from Union County at Logan Hall and Delaney Hall for several years. In addition, the Last Chance program developed by Delaney Hall Ombudsman John Miller was designed to address non-compliant drug offenders referred from Union County as a drug court treatment approach since 2001. The program is still in effect and experiencing success with individuals and is used as a model treatment approach for other counties.
CEC is a leading national provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in reentry and in-prison treatment facilities, as well as providing comprehensive management of county, state, and federal jail and detention facilities. The Company provides evidence-based programming for residential and non-residential clients and maintains a documented record of reducing recidivism. CEC services also include drug and alcohol testing by SECON, our comprehensive drug testing and screening company that provides services worldwide.
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