Residential Alternatives to Incarceration
THE PROGRAM operates residential alternatives to incarceration for non-violent offenders:
Allegheny County Treatment Alternative (ACTA)
Allegheny County Treatment Alternative (ACTA) is a 50-bed male facility that offers Pennsylvania licensed inpatient drug & alcohol treatment, case management, employment and family services.
For a detailed description of the eligibility criteria for ACTA, please click here.
Client Eligibility – ACTA
West Homestead Center (WHC)
The West Homestead Center (WHC) is a 56-bed female facility that offers inpatient drug and alcohol treatment, case management, employment and family services.
For a detailed description of the eligibility criteria for WHC, please click here.
Client Eligibility – WHC
If you or someone you may know meets the eligibility criteria and can benefit from our services, please contact our Applicant Screener, Juanika Eberhardt for more information. You can contact Juanika at (412) 535-4319 or through her email. Email Juanika here.
In order to provide treatment services to special needs populations, THE PROGRAM for Offenders Inc. has a policy to serve priority populations.
Priority populations include:
pregnant injection drug users
pregnant substance abusers
injection drug users
Residents on an approved transfer waiting list who are members of the above-noted priority populations will receive priority in transfer and processing into the facility.
Residents must meet all THE PROGRAM for Offenders’ eligibility requirements.
Prison Rape Elimination Act
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Is an Act passed by Congress in 2003 to establish national standards for detection, prevention, and reduction of sexual assault in confinement facilities. It Is the policy of THE PROGRAM for Offenders, Inc. to provide a safe, secure environment for residents, including the right to be free from all forms of sexual abuse and sexual misconduct. THE PROGRAM has a zero-tolerance policy for resident-on-resident sexual abuse, staff sexual misconduct and sexual harassment. THE PROGRAM takes all allegations of sexual abuse/sexual misconduct seriously and will promptly report and investigate all allegations.
Please click here for THE PROGRAM’s 2016 Annual PREA Report
Please click here for THE PROGRAM’s 2017 Annual PREA Report
Please click here for THE PROGRAM's 2018 PREA Inspection Report - ACTA
Please click here for THE PROGRAM's 2018 PREA Inspection Report - WHC
Please click here for THE PROGRAM's 2018 Annual PREA Report
Please click here for THE PROGRAM's 2019 Annual PREA Report