9,627 cases handled at the Court in 2018
$1.2M estimated annual savings to the justice system primarily due to the reduced use of jail
1M+ Defendants have performed more than 1 million hours of community service since the Court's founding
When I visited Midtown Community Court, I was really amazed by the programs and the excellent results. People were given real assistance that helped divert them from the criminal justice system, which is exactly what we want.
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The Court is operated as a public/private partnership among the New York State Unified Court System, the City of New York and the Center for Justice Innovation. During the Court's pilot period, funding came from a mix of sources, including the federal government, local government and dozens of foundations and corporations. Social service and community service partners include dozens of community-based and government agencies.