Alternatives, Inc. is committed to rigorous program evaluation, which we conduct both internally and through external evaluators.

76% of participants report being better able to make good, healthy decisions because of Alternatives

79% report they are better at problem solving because of Alternatives

78% report they are better at getting along with others who are different from them because of Alternatives

87% report they feel safe being themselves in Alternatives’ programs

External Evaluations have shown the effectiveness of our substance abuse treatment program at preventing usage, and that that effect persists 6 months after completing the program.

Another external evaluator found that 88% of employers who participated in our summer employment program would hire the young person we placed with them if they had an open position.

Check out our individual program pages here to learn more about how they work and they impact they have.
View the latest Restorative Justice Study: Inspiring the Future here.