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Odyssey House
is a rehabilitation center that provides both inpatient and outpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. Its holistic approach offers individualized programs for adolescents, young adults, adults, mothers with children, and seniors as well as access to support services, including housing, education, and job training.

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Edgecombe Residential Treatment Facility
is a minimum security correctional facility for men 18 years and older, located in upper Manhattan. Through a collaboration of the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS), Edgecombe Residential Treatment Facility provides them with treatment and educational and vocational support.

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Urban Academy Laboratory High School
is a member of the New York Performance Standards Consortium, a group of 48 schools that has earned a waiver from the Regents Exams by focusing on inquiry-driven, project-based learning that is measured by performance-based assessment rather than standardized testing. For 30 years Urban’s student community has remained one of the most inclusive communities in the city in terms of educational, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic background. Writers in Public takes writers to dedicated creative writing classes.

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