ALTERNATIVES FOR YOUTH : TEEN COURT

Location: Gatesville, Gates County, NC

Oversight: This program receives funding and/or oversight by DPS.

Length of service: 4 to 6 months

Teen Court is a program for students that provides first-time offenders an alternative to Juvenile Court. This program will allow trained student peers to review cases and provide alternative sentencing.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • School - school behavior
  • Attitudes - attitudes toward authority
  • Attitudes - victim awareness
  • Skills - self-regulation skills
  • Skills - social skills

Minimum Age Served: 11
Maximum Age Served: : 18
Target Gender: : All

After Hours Availability:

None

Enrollment Requirement: :

  • Referral form

Counties Served:

Gates

Program Classification:

Accountability and Delinquency Prevention
> Delinquency Prevention
--> Teen Court

Payment Type:

  • No charge