WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) announced today the award of a contract for the Alternative to Incarceration program from the County of Essex, New Jersey. The award will serve a maximum 1000 male and female beds at Delaney Hall in Newark, for detainees referred from the Essex County Correctional Facility located in close proximity to the residential reentry center.
"We appreciate the trust Essex County has placed in us by the award of the Alternative to Incarceration program," said James E. Hyman, CEO. "We are pleased to continue our successful partnership with the county that began eighteen years prior and expand our services by providing evidence-based treatment programming to additional classifications."
The new award will incorporate Essex County detainees from various classifications for housing and treatment services. Services will include security operations, substance abuse treatment, personality/risk assessment, education, recreation, and life skills training.
Delaney Hall is an 1196-bed facility providing a thorough roster of reentry treatment services for the offender, with the goal of returning individuals to their communities as productive citizens. The facility takes pride in strong family services and alumni programs, which are key in successful reentry to the community. Delaney Hall is accredited with the American Correctional Association, achieving 100% ratings in mandatory and non-mandatory standards.
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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