Juvenile Justice Service Directory

The programs contained in this directory represent a wide spectrum of services across North Carolina. Not all of the programs listed receive funding and oversight by the Juvenile Justice Section of North Carolina Department of Public Safety’s Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice. The programs that do receive funding and/or oversight by DPS are designated as such.

1468 programs found
The Passport to Success Program is designed to equip students with the interpersonal skills necessary to interact positively with others. The program focuses on helping youth with behavioral issues that may hinder successful school performance. The program begins with targeting students' needs, creating goals to translate needs into effective social behaviors, and ends with behavioral outcomes that improve their personal and academic growth. Groups will meet 2 days per week for 16 weeks.
Johnston county
Fee for Service, No charge
Interpersonal Skill Building
DPS Oversight
Juvenile Restitution allows juvenile offenders the opportunity to complete community service hours and earn restitution by providing safe worksites.
Greene county
No charge
Community Service Programs
DPS Oversight
Teen Court uses teen volunteers to holds first-time offenders between the ages of 12 and 17 years accountable and personally responsible for their actions by assigning immediate consequences. By participating in Teen Court, the offender is given the chance to change their behavior and make amends for their actions without obtaining a criminal record.
Greene county
No charge
Teen Court
DPS Oversight
The 4-H Life SKills Program provides the Juvenile Justice System with a local program that will help deter youth from becoming involved in the court system. Through the Strengthening Families Program and other curriculum, the program provides a structured setting for youth to foster interpersonal skill building and guided growth in targeted areas. Such areas include (but are not limited to) school behavior, peer relationships, substance abuse, sexual behavior, and conflict resolution.
Bladen county
No charge
Life Skills Education
DPS Oversight
Promotes pro-social skills through experiential learning, team building, critical thinking, coping skills, character awareness, positive self-esteem, and community partnering. The program gives participants the opportunity to interact, with peers in a productive manner, and with a positive adult role model. We use Arise Curriculum, Project Adventure workshops, experiential learning sites and parenting classes, in a comprehensive effort to deliver services.
Yancey county
No charge
Interpersonal Skill Building
DPS Oversight
A high energy challenge program meeting while school is out for the summer. It uses Project Adventure's Challenge curriculum as well as high and low ropes course initiatives, outdoor wilderness sites and team building and physical challenges. Additional emphasis is placed on volunteering, self discovery and forming healthy relationships.
Yancey county
No charge
Summer Camps
DPS Oversight
An evidence based cognitive behavioral program offered for court referred youth (ages 11-17). MRT groups reduce recidivism by 30%, 3 times the success rates of the most successful alternatives. Participants peel away at the belief system they have built by living life, to reveal an inner self. They then consciously rebuild their belief system in accordance with accepted social norms and positive values. Parenting may be offered in conjunction with this program component.
Yancey county
No charge
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
DPS Oversight
Using research based curriculum, community service learning and the experiential learning model, 4-H Spaces will provide small group facilitation and positive adult and child relationships to help youth identify, develop and practice effective decision making and critical thinking skills.
Wake county
No charge
Interpersonal Skill Building
DPS Oversight
The 4-H Teen Court and At-Risk Youth Development Program will provide a sentencing alternative for juveniles ages 6 to17 years old, first offenders whose referring behavior constitutes a violation of the law or misdemeanor, are actively enrolled in an educational program and are deemed appropriate referrals for a Teen Court program. Cases will be heard by fellow teens serving as the jury, attorneys, clerk and bailiff during Teen Court under the supervision of licensed attorneys and the 4-H Teen
Harnett county
No charge
Teen Court
DPS Oversight
Youth participate in the community or restitution program for reparation of harm done by their actions.
Warren county
No charge
Community Service Programs
DPS Oversight