Justice Related Services Diversion

Justice Related Diversion Service Coordination, Allegheny County PAThe Justice Related Diversion Services Program offers an array of supports designed to work with the Allegheny County Jail, District Courts, Service Coordination Units and other community providers to assist persons with mental illness and/or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder who encounter the criminal justice system. Staff provide coverage at the Allegheny County lock-up/jail intake area, coordinate services for individuals released from the Allegheny County Jail prior to or at the preliminary hearing, develop and present service plans to the District Courts (which may include housing, treatment services and linkage with community service coordination).