The direct line is (312)433-7102
Contact the intake number at (312)433-7102.
The release area is on the Concourse Lower Level of the building. You must bring a photo ID.
The cost is $2.00. You must pay for your parking prior to leaving the parking garage at one of the pay boxes located in the front of the parking complex. You may pay with cash or credit card.
Please escort your child to the nearest police station.
Contact the school counselor, social worker, or a counseling agency in your neighborhood. You may also contact the local police station.
You can click here or call 312-433-7047. You must have the courtroom number or judge’s name as well as the minor’s last name.
After court, a probation officer will meet with you and your child. The program will be explained to you and contact information will be provided. A probation officer will contact you to set up a pick up time. You child will be picked up at home by the ERC staff, driven to the center, and driven back home after the program is over.
Westside Association for Community Action
3600 West Ogden Avenue
Aunt Martha’s South Shore
8316 South Ellis Avenue
Aunt Martha’s Harvey
191 West 155th Place
Aunt Martha’s Girls
8316 South Ellis Avenue
TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities)
5510 South Paulina
Austin YOS (Youth Outreach Services)
1325 North Menard
Nothing should be brought to the center including cell phones, hats, and money. Dinner is provided at no charge.
No baggy pants. Clothing cannot display gang colors.
There is one staff member for every five minors in the program. Supervision occurs at all times with all of the ERC clients.
A child can be excused any time prior to being picked up as long as the ERC probation officer has been contacted. If it is a medical emergency, a doctor’s statement is sufficient if no prior notice is given.
Each ERC follows a structured curriculum which includes an educational component. Children can bring their books and school materials. They also participate in group discussion, have dinner, computer time and recreation.
You will receive a summons personally at the home indicating a court date has been scheduled for the violation of the terms of ERC.
No, the program is designed to drop off and pick up minors at home. This ensures the parent is aware the minor is cooperating with the program
This is a request you or your attorney can bring to the judge. The ERC does not perform urine drops.
At this time, the ERC program is not able to accommodate community service hours.
Contact the ERC probation officer or the supervisor. This contact information is provided to families at intake and there is an ERC probation officer who attends ERC daily.
No, because the confidentiality of all youth in the program must be maintained.
This varies depending on the date of the court order. In general, a child will attend until the next court date.
This varies depending on the date of the court order. This information can be obtained from the officer at the ERC site.
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