The Multnomah County Department of Community Justice reports this week on fiscal year 2013 outcomes:
The START Drug Court program exceeded performance goals with a 74% reduction in arrests (pre-treatment vs. post-treatment). The goal was 50%.
The STOP Drug Court program exceeded performance goals with a 67% reduction in arrests (pre-treatment vs. post-treatment). The goal was 50%.
Click on the link above to learn about VOAOR Drug Court treatment programs, which resolve the addictions underlying criminality, enhancing public safety and saving public funds by offering alternatives to costly jail time.
Learn more about how VOAOR is meeting the critical challenges our communities face, particularly its youngest and most vulnerable members. We report on 2014's innovative, effective programs and where we are headed to demonstrate how far every dollar donated goes in promoting self-determination, building strong communities, and standing for social justice.
Donate to Thrift it! VOAOR's resale outlet. Donate gently used clothing and household goods. We especially need warm clothing and blankets---Donate at the store or at one of Dropboxes. Call 1-877-VOA-3977 for free pick up or to host a small or large donation collection bin at your place of business. All donations are sold at Thrift it, located at 182nd & Division. You can also shop for unusual finds, household goods, and plenty of crafty items. Or, if you have a car, boat, RV or truck you would like to donate, call our Vehicle Donations Program; they'll pick up the vehicle! 503-239-7944. All donations support programs for adults, children, and families who struggle with poverty, family violence, addictions, and the challenges of aging--- your donations change lives and strengthen our community.