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- All Subjects: Pima County (Ariz.)
- All Subjects: Drug abuse--Treatment
- Creators: Pima County (Ariz.). Council Administrator's Office
- Creators: Pima County (Ariz.). County Attorney's Office
The Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison (DTAP) Program enables drug addicted criminal defendants to plead guilty to an offense and then enter a residential, therapeutic community treatment system for three years as an alternative to a prison sentence. The Program begins with three months of in-patient, residential drug treatment followed by wraparound recovery support services managed by a resources specialist, including transitional housing, literacy services, higher education, job training and placement services, and counseling, accompanied by drug testing, probation monitoring, and regular court hearings.
Review of existing ordinances, studies, and articles indicates that costs associated with making homes more accessible are minimal, yet jurisdictions in other parts of the United States have tended to limit the application of "visitability" ordinances to housing that is funded by a government entity.