Community Justice Initiative, (CJI), is a restorative justice program for adults designed to help them resolve their court case without criminal conviction, while offering them the chance to give back to the community. Alpha Project offers participation in community service work as restitution or "payback" for a minor offense. Once enrolled in this program, individuals will complete 16 hours of community service and in exchange they will not have a criminal conviction on their record.


1. What does the program cost and what types of payments do you accept?

The administrative fee for this program is $150 that can be paid with a money order or cashier's check.

2. What types of work will be performed?

The services performed will vary based upon what is available at the site the day you are scheduled. Tasks can include but are not limited to, sweeping, mopping, picking up trash, cleaning windows, etc...

3. What is the case management aspect of CJI?

The case management aspect is determined through an assessment administered by the courts after your motion. If you are eligible to participate in case management, you will meet with our case manager to discuss your specific case plan.

4. Who is eligible to participate in the CJI program?

You may participate in this program if you are referred to Alpha Project from the Central Division Court. If you are assigned to work with Alpha Project, please call 619-542-1877 within 5 business days of your court date to schedule an appointment to complete your paperwork. Please bring your ID, your money order or cashier's check, as well as any paperwork you received from your attorney.

If you would like more information on this program, please call 619-542-1877 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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