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Posts by Jillian Lombardi

Community Solutions, Inc. Moves Central Office

After twelve years in Windsor, Connecticut, CSI has moved the agency’s administrative headquarters to 340 West Newberry Road in Bloomfield. The new office, part of the Griffin Center business park, is located less than a mile away from the previous headquarters. The move to a larger space represents CSI’s significant growth and development over the…

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Federal Judge Visits the Chase Center

On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015, the Chase Center received a visit from United States Federal Judge Victor Bolden. The Chase Center, located in Waterbury, CT, provides residential reentry work release services to male clients, as well as home confinement and community court services. The Chase Center is funded by the Connecticut Department of Correction and…

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Crime, Recidivism, and Solutions in Delaware

A State in Turmoil While crime in the United States has declined steadily since the early 1990s, a handful of states have had marked trouble in recent years. While places such as Louisiana, Florida, and Texas receive the lion’s share of media coverage, some remain overlooked, including the nation’s first state, Delaware. Poverty, drug addiction…

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JBCSSD QA Awards Forum

On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, CSI’s Alternative in the Community (AIC) staff were honored at the quarterly Quality Assurance Forum held by the Judicial Branch Court Support Services Division. The ceremony began with opening remarks made by Lisa Brandes, CSI’s Director of Training, QA, and HR. She announced that this was her last QA Forum,…

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Checking In on CSI’s California Programs

In July 2010, Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI) branched out to California, opening Day Reporting Centers in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. Since that time, CSI has expanded its reach in the Golden State, providing Day Reporting Center services to Santa Barbara County Probation clients beginning in 2011 and opening a Case Management program in Ventura…

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The 2015 Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative Awards Ceremony

Community Solutions, Inc. would like to recognize the Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative’s fourth annual Reentry Awards Ceremony, which was held on Friday, March 27, 2015. CSI’s Bridgeport AIC (BAIC) was well-represented at the ceremony, with three staff members and three clients receiving awards for their outstanding work and accomplishments. BAIC Program Director Verla Michel and Assistant…

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Checking In on the Sullivan Center

In July 2014, Community Solutions, Inc. opened the William and Faith Sullivan Center, a 27-bed program funded by the Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC). The Sullivan Center provides residential re-entry work release for adult men, with an emphasis on helping clients obtain full-time employment while meeting self-sufficiency and family reunification goals. While at the Sullivan…

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