Ulster County

Directory of Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Programs

ULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAM

Trish Cina, Probation Supervisor

63 Golden Hill Drive
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3733 FAX (845) 334-5552

Supervising Agency :

Ulster County Probation Department
Melanie Mullins, Probation Director

This program began operation in 1996. Agency services are primarily assessment, community service, counseling, field supervision, job placement assistance and supervision. This agency also refers clients for educational services, housing assistance and mediation. Target populations are jail bound adults.


ULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS

Trish Cina, Probation Supervisor

63 Golden Hill Drive
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3330 FAX (845) 340-3252

Supervising Agency:

Ulster County Probation Department
Melanie Mullins, Probation Director

This program began operation in 1990. Agency services are primarily assessment, court advocacy, court ordered restrictions, counseling, educational services, field supervision, housing assistance, intensive supervision, job placement assistance, monitoring, rehabilitation and residential services. Target populations are adults with substance abuse problems. This program provides a day reporting and residential service for offenders who would otherwise be sentenced to a period of incarceration.


ULSTER COUNTY DEFENDER BASED ADVOCACY

Andrew Kossover, Esq., Public Defender

18 Lucas Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3232 FAX (845) 340-3744

Supervising Agency:

Ulster County Public Defender's Office
Andrew Kossover, Esq., Public Defender
(845) 340-3232

This program began operation in 1989. Agency services are primarily assessment, bail expediting, community service, court advocacy, court ordered restrictions, counseling and release planning. Target populations are non-violent offenders with substance abuse problems.


ULSTER COUNTY INTENSIVE SUPERVISION PROGRAM

Melanie Mullins, Probation Director

17 Pearl Street
Kingston, NY 12401
(914) 340-3200 FAX (914) 340-3220

Supervising Agency:

Ulster 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 and electronic monitoring.


ULSTER COUNTY PRETRIAL SERVICES

Melanie Mullins, Probation Director

733 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3222 FAX (845) 340-4373

Supervising Agency:

Ulster County Probation Department
Robert A. Sudlow, Probation Director

This program began operation in 1989. This project provides all criminal court clients, initially unable to post bail, the opportunity to be interviewed to determine eligibility for release from jail. The interview process objectively assesses the defendant's qualifications for release through release on his/her own recognizance (ROR), or, where the court determines the risk of absconding to be greater, through release under supervision (RUS). Program operations Include screening, eligibility determinations, monitoring functions where appropriate, and court notification of those who fail to satisfy release requirements.


ULSTER COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Melanie Mullins, Probation Director

733 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 340-3200 FAX (845) 340-3220

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 offenders sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from the 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, most notably electronic monitoring, are also provided.