Project In-Reach

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Project In-Reach

Project In-Reach

The Neighborhood House Association’s (NHA) Project In-Reach program is designed to help incarcerated individuals with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders as they prepare for re-entry into the community by becoming educated about addiction and learning new coping mechanisms.

Project In-Reach can also assist in the successful linkage to community resources and services pre an post release, guiding in the transition process and assisting in a positive new beginning.

Eligibility / Criteria

  • Incarcerated adults, 18 years and older, at designated San Diego detention facilities
  • Have a projected release date of 60 to 180 days from the time of referral
  • Are at-risk for developing a mental health and/or substance abuse disorder(s)
  • Designated Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 (classification by detention facility authorities)
  • Probation status upon release
  • No legal status upon release


  • Case management services pre an post release
  • Support and educational groups
  • Linkage to community services
  • Post release transportation to other services
  • Peer support

Cannot serve

  • Parolees
  • Split sentenced
  • Clients who are on County hold
  • Those who are undocumented


Referrals are only to be received from detention facility’s Social Workers, Counselors, Psychiatrists and Case Managers

Project In-Reach currently serves the following detention facilities:

  • Las Colinas Detention Facility
  • George Bailey Detention Facility
  • Others as assigned


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

The program is funded by the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency Adult/Older Adult Mental Health Services.