Mission Statement

H.E.A.R.T. 2 H.E.A.R.T., Inc. seeks to help individuals reach their potential by becoming productive citizens in society and by improving their "Quality of Life." We believe strongly that each participant can maximize his or her potential if given access to customized, structured, coordinated, culturally sound, therapeutic case management with skilled based services.

Our goal is to empower our participants to achieve this by assisting them with the following

  • Staying safe, and sober;
  • Achieving a level of emotional and psychological stability that will allow them to participate in their daily lives in a healthy and meaningful way; and
  • Ensuring they have the educational prerequisites to assist them in procuring meaningful employment in order to stay out of the juvenile and adult criminal justice systems.

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Our Line of Services

1STEP ONE - How to Stay Safe
  • Intervention on reducing recidivism rate. 
  • One on one with participant at their residence, to discuss current court involvement and case discussion.
  • Expectations of court system, court probation, court parole and participant support to ensure all guidelines are followed. 
  • Availability of H.E.A.R.T. 2 H.E.A.R.T., Inc. staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Calls for after hour’s starts after 7:30pm by telephone only. 
  • CRISIS cases are an exception to the rule of the after hour calls, therefore these circumstantial cases are given a 24/7 rule for staff availability. 
  • The number of staff assigned to the crisis cases are on a case- by- case basis. 
  • Availability of licensed Behavioral Therapist. 
2STEP TWO - Adaptive Living Skills Program. – How to Maintain Sobriety
  • Support participant in his/her effort to stay clean and sober. 
  • Assist with searching for an N/A/AA program. 
  • Encourage to complete 12-step process and program. 
  • Help search for a seasoned sponsor/mentor to support participant with effort to continue meetings.
  • Discuss awareness of what "Triggers" are that cause relapse. 
  • Work with participant to develop a "Crisis" intervention plan when urges to use occur. 
  • Availability of Therapeutic substance Abuse counselor.
3STEP THREE - Reducing Adult & Juvenile Forensic Recidivism
  • Interview/Overview of assessments for "Case review"
  • I.E.P. /I.P.P. EVALUATION
  • Psychological assessment of which will determine factors of the individual on a case -by-case basis
  • A probe into what is the participant "cognitive and "behavioral" functioning.
  • Outcome and Purpose is to gather historical information to determine level of services to be provided. 
  • Overall goal is to be involved in every facet of the participant life with intense case management support system in place. 
4STEP FOUR - Adaptive Living Skills Program - Forensic Support Services

We have custody Bureau clearance to work on intervention while inmates are incarcerated. As Forensic Community Liaisons for the Criminal Systems, we have contacts with the following court systems:

  • Juvenile & Adult Court
  • Drug Court
  • Community Court
  • Behavioral Health Court
California’s Little Hoover Commission has found between 40 to 90% of children in the Juvenile Justice System having one or more mental disorders. The commission further states that some of these children end up behind bars because key mental health services are not available.
Studies show that the concentration of untreated mental illnesses is higher in higher poverty areas. It should be noted that higher poverty areas in California are more likely to be comprised of minority populations especially Latinos.
Untreated mental illness affect’s a child’s ability to learn. Less than 25% of children with emotional or behavioral disorders graduate from high school. 5 to 9 % of the state’s children aged 9 through 17 (212,000 to 382,000) have a serious emotional disturbance with extreme functional impairment.

Fatherless Homes

Fatherless homes account for 63% of youth suicides, 90% of homeless/runaway children, 85% of children with
behavior problems, 71% of high school dropouts, 85% of youths in prison, well over 50% of teen mothers.

5 to 9 % of the state’s children aged 9 through 17 (212,000 to 382,000) have a serious emotional disturbance with extreme functional impairment. Studies further show that the concentration of these numbers is higher in higher poverty areas. It should be noted that higher poverty areas in California are more likely to be comprised of minority populations – especially Latinos.

75% of American children living in single-parent families will experience poverty before they turn 11 years old. Only 20 percent of children in two-parent families will do the same.

75% of the inmates in San Quentin prison come from fatherless households Each year the divorce population increases by approximately one million NEW fathers with children under 18 years of age.

9 to 13 % of the state’s children aged 9 to 17 (382,000 to 551,000) have a serious emotional disturbance with substantial functional impairment. 50 to 67% of the children in foster care have been estimated to have a serious emotional disturbance with substantial functional impairment.

50 to 67% of the children in foster care have been estimated to have a serious emotional disturbance with substantial functional impairment.