The Osborne Association
The Osborne Association is committed to transforming lives, communities, and the criminal justice system through:
Direct Services and Programs in community sites in New York City, Newburgh, NY, and more than 30 prisons and jails, designed and proven to transform individuals, families, and communities
Policy Advocacy, Training, Technical Assistance, and Testing New Approaches through the Osborne Center for Justice Across Generations, and coalitions and partnerships, designed to transform the criminal justice system
DIRECT SERVICES AND PROGRAMS:
Osborne offers a wide range of direct services to justice system-involved people and their children and families. Our programs and services are evidence- and experience-based and designed to:
reduce crime and reliance on incarceration,
heal the damage and trauma of crime and incarceration, and
enhance opportunity for those affected by crime and incarceration.
Alternatives to Incarceration
Defender-based court advocacy, utilizing forensic social workers in partnership with defense counsel, leading to pretrial release (alternatives to detention) and sentence mitigation leading to alternatives to incarceration or lower sentences.