Springfield Specialty Court: Recovery With Justice and MISSION-CREST
The specialty court offers an alternative to incarceration through case management services and peer support for adults in the criminal justice system with mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
Participation in Recovery with Justice (RWJ) is a condition of probation for defendants who have serious behavioral health issues and/or substance use issues who agree to be part of the program. Participants are required to actively and meaningfully participate in community-based treatment for a minimum of three months in conjunction with regular reviews by the court.
MISSION-CREST (Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking—Court Related Enhanced Services for Treatment) provides intensive, individualized services for clients with co-occurring disorders for a minimum of six to twelve months.
For more information or eligibility questions, contact:
110 Maple Street, Springfield, MA
or visit the RWJ website
Funding for the Recovery with Justice Program is provided by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.
Funding for MISSION-CREST is provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Grant #1H79SM061663-01 awarded to the Department of Mental Health.
RWJ MISSION-CREST Brochure