Schenectady County

Directory of Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Programs

SCHENECTADY COUNTY ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION

Deborah Slack-Bean, ATI Coordinator

519 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
(518) 386-2266 FAX (518) 386-2814

Supervising Agency :

Schenectady County Public Defender's Office
Mark J. Caruso, Public Defender

This program began operation in 1988. Agency services are primarily assessment and court advocacy for jail bound defendants represented by the Public Defender's Office. This agency also refers clients for bail expediting, community service, probation, counseling, educational services, job placement assistance, rehabilitation, residential services, restitution and shock probation.


SCHENECTADY COUNTY INTENSIVE SUPERVISION PROGRAM

Joeseph Mancini, Director

County Office Building
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
(518) 388-4330 FAX (518) 388-4342

Supervising Agency :

Schenectady County Probation Department

This program began operation in 1979. The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) is an Alternative to Incarceration operation provided to superior courts and Local Conditional Release Commissions by participating probation departments. ISP offers a credible sentencing and community supervision option for offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated. Agency services provided are primarily eligibility assessments, court ordered restrictions, monitoring, field supervision and intensive supervision.


SCHENECTADY COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Joeseph Mancini, Director

County Office Building
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
(518) 388-4330 FAX (518) 388-4342

This is an agency of county government. Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of criminals sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from jail by the Local Conditional Release Commission. Intake, investigation and supervision services are provided for Family Court. Many discretionary services for pretrial and alternative sentencing are also provided.