The Choice is Yours (TCY) is an innovative diversion program for first-time, nonviolent felony drug offenders facing one to two year prison sentences. Upon successful completion, the program offers graduates the opportunity to have their criminal records expunged, removing the stigma of a criminal record.
TCY is operated in partnership with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DA), Municipal Court and the Defender Association of Philadelphia (PD).
- One-on-one case management
- Individualized service plans
- Access to skills training and basic education services
- Job search and job placement assistance
- Community service placements
To be considered for TCY participants must be first-time, nonviolent felony drug offenders. Other criteria apply and ultimate eligibility is determined by the District Attorney’s Office; all TCY participants must be referred by the District Attorney’s Office.
There is no cost for those who qualify.
112 N. Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm