Learn about the Trial Court Community Service Program

Find out what the Community Service Program does and who is referred to it.

The Community Service Program administers community work service as an intermediate sanction for criminal justice agencies throughout the state.

What does the Community Service Program do?

The Community Service Program specifically addresses the purposes of sentencing by:

  • Securing public safety by providing closely monitored community work service
  • Promoting respect for the law and¬†community through community restitution
  • Providing opportunities for work skills training

Who is referred to the Community Service Program?

Court-involved persons are referred to the Community Service Program:

  • In lieu of paying some court costs such as probation supervision fees
  • To address a criminogenic need for pro-social leisure and recreation activities via standard or enhanced criminal justice supervision
  • As an alternative to prosecution, sentencing, or incarceration

Contact information

For further information about the program, please contact:

David Skocik

Timothy Callahan
Assistant Supervisor
Barnstable, Bristol, and Plymouth counties

Christopher Cannata
Assistant Supervisor
Norfolk and Suffolk counties

Lisa Hickey
Assistant Supervisor
Dukes, Essex, and Middlesex counties

Mike Lecours
Assistant Supervisor
Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester counties


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