KEEP Program @ Rikers Island

Category: Substance Abuse Mental Health Programs

Methadone maintenance program for people incarcerated at Riker's Island. Participants in the program are maintained on a dose of methadone for the extent of their incarceration at Rikers, averaging 39 days, after which they are referred to participating community methadone treatment programs.

Phone: Phone: 347-774-7864 or 718-546-6250

Fax: 718-546-6255
Address: Riker's Island Jail
Eligibility: The criteria for entering the KEEP program are strict. The inmate must be diagnosed by a Rikers physician as a narcotics addict and must be serving either one year or less at Rikers or be a pretrial detainee charged with a misdemeanor.
Updated: October 28, 2015 14:42


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