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The Choice is Yours (TCY) is a program for first-time, nonviolent felony drug offenders facing minimum prison sentences.  TCY is operated in partnership with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DA), Municipal Court, and the Defender Association of Philadelphia (PD).  Program mentors help participants continue their education, build a career path, and give back through community service projects. Upon successful program completion, graduates earn the opportunity to have their criminal records expunged, removing stigma and reducing recidivism.  


  • One-on-one case management
  • Individualized service plans
  • Access to skills training and basic education services
  • Job search and job employment assistance
  • Community service placements


Participants must be first-time, nonviolent felony drug offenders and must be referred to TCY by the District Attorney’s Office. 


TCY is free for eligible participants. 


123 S. Broad Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19109


Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


TEL: 267-238-3959
EMAIL: tcy@jevs.org 

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