Black Alc Drug Service Information Ctr Charlotte Merrits Ottley Trans Women
St. Louis, MO. 63103
The Transitional Women's Center will focus on two specific areas: 1) Legitimizing abstinence from all mood altering chemicals for women and 2) Training those who successfully complete the program to craft solutions to the problems facing African American women in the criminal justice system or family court. The Center has employed a diverse group of women who have had direct experiences with the criminal justice system and social services such as child welfare and public assistance and also homelessness. The Center includes women who are college students, social service professionals, qualified professional therapists, and dedicated advocates. They all work together to transform their personal experiences into strategies for change.