The Community Justice Outreach Center exists to empower our community through restorative justice practice, re-entry services and outreach efforts. Through its operations, the Center seeks to pro-actively address public safety concerns, solve community justice problems, and enhance the quality of life for community members. It is staffed by members of the Albany County District Attorney’s Office, who are available to the public, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. The CJOC’s efforts are collaborations between local law enforcement offices, public officials, community-based organizations, and community members.
The Outreach efforts include: Criminal justice/restorative justice programs, Workshops , Outreach/referrals for community members, Computers for job and education assistance, Re-entry support for formerly incarcerated persons, Services for youth and seniors, Crime prevention tools, Neighborhood resource
Programs include:Community Accountability Board, Community Service Re-entry Outreach, the Seniors and Law-enforcement Together initiative, the Homework Hour tutoring program.