Program Also Called:
YWCA, Young Women's Christian Association.
This is a diversion program to Family Court for first time juvenile offenders' with misdemeanor charges. Youth who decide to participate have admitted guilt to their crime and attended a court hearing to receive sentencing by a jury of peers. Sentencing always includes community service and jury duty and the court is made up of a judge, attorneys, a clerk, a bailiff and a jury. Attorneys, clerks, bailiffs and sometimes even the judge positions are done by teens. Those who completes the program gain a clean juvenile record and knowledge of the judicial system, leadership skills and more. High school students can volunteer or intern, earning school credits.
Program Physical Address:
Program is city bus convenient.
Referral required by Police Juvenile Division. Youth ages 10-17, first time, admission of guilt for petty crime offense.