CASC (Community Assessment Service Center)
CASC Program Overview
The CASC is a one-stop reentry center that bridges APD probation supervision services with comprehensive case management, barrier removal, and income benefits acquisition assistance. The CASC co-locates services that build self-sufficiency, including a charter high school, vocational and employment readiness training, mental health, and substance abuse prevention services, batterers’ intervention programs, cognitive behavioral interventions, and meeting space for community partners. Leaders in Community Alternatives oversees CASC operations. Other key partners include Five Keys Charter School, Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, America Works, Community Works West, Senior Ex Offender Program, OTTP, Transitions Clinic, HealthRIGHT360, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, RSN, the Department of Public Health, Human Services Agency and Department of Child Support Services. The goals of the CASC are to reduce recidivism, build self-sufficiency skills, and increase public safety.