Individuals abusing substances, prostitutes, ex-convicts and others who want to change their lives.
Delancey Street Foundation is a self-help residential education center for former substance abusers and ex-convicts. There are about 1,000 residents located in six facilities throughout the country: New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Los Angeles and San Francisco (headquarters).
Residents usually stay from two to four years and learn academic and vocational skills, along with interpersonal social survival skills. Their mission is to have each individual learn the values and attitudes necessary to function in mainstream society, drug and crime-free.