Young Adult Frequently Asked Questions


What type of programs are offered to Young Adults in custody?

YA Programs (December 2018)

  • Anger Management
  • Industry Recognized Training
  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Interactive Journaling
  • Anti-Violence/Culture
  • Interpersonal Skill Development
  • Community Meeting
  • Leadership Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Literacy
  • Creative Art
  • Mentoring
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Reentry Services
  • Educational Support
  • Self-Guided Activities
  • Educational Tablet
  • Meditation
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Structured Recreation
  • Horticultural Therapy Program
  • Trading Futures
  • Individual Counseling
  • Youth Communication
  • Source: NYC DOC’s Young Adult Housing Monthly Progress Report

What does program engagement for individual Young Adults look like?

DOC does not have a system to track program participation at the individual level. This makes tracking YA engagement in programming difficult to assess.