SCCIP Court at CitySquare
Second Chance Community Improvement Program
Improve participants’ lives through particularized strategies of building support systems and coping skills, and providing services that aid the participant in making better choices.
Forge and strengthen partnership between law enforcement and the community.
Increase public trust in the court system.
Improve quality of life and public safety in the court’s catchment areas: 75215, 75210, 75223 zip codes.
Watch a recent graduation below:
9-18 month pre-trial community court for felony and misdemeanor offenses
17-30 year olds
Drug/Drug Related offenses: e.g. possession, manufacturing, delivery Drugs, Theft, Evading Arrest, among other offenses
Submit to social services assessments
Attend weekly court hearings
Abide by Court Orders
Job Skills Training
Making and Attending Medical and/or Mental Health appointments
Community Service, etc.
Result: Upon successful completion of the program, participants pending cases are dismissed and expunged.
The Honorable Stephanie Mitchell, 291st Court
Paul Blocker, First Assistant Public Defender, Dallas County
Audrey Garnett, Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County
Yulise Waters, Director of Dallas Programs, Lone Star Justice Alliance
Senior Corporal Justin Hellenguard, #8458, Dallas Police Department
Molita Strong, Case Manager, CitySquare
Reverend Gerald Britt, Vice President of External Affairs, CitySquare
SCCIP Court is located at CitySquare. The SCCIP team works diligently to keep young adults in our communities out of the system and to provide the resources necessary to help them realize their potential.
Contact us here to find out if you qualify for the program.