An Alternative to Incarceration
The Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center (The WORC) is a community correction program that offers an alternative to incarceration (ATI) programs for female offenders in and around Nassau County, NY.
Our staff takes a holistic approach to providing services to this under-served population.
The WORC has become a vital component of the criminal justice system. Judges utilize the program as a 'true alternative' to a jail sentence. Through assessment, tutoring, counseling, and ultimately employment, WORC ends the womens' need for public assistance. The WORC offers a six month structured day reporting program that has proven to be effective.
The WORC offers a six month structured day reporting program that has proven to be effective. The following services are provided by licensed NY State certified staff: Court advocacy for pre-sentence female offenders, educational assistance, vocational services, personal counseling, life-skills workshops and assessment and referrals.