Juvenile Justice Service Directory

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.

Gates County
No charge
Teen Court
DPS Oversight

The Problematic Sexual Behavior-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model is an Evidence Based Program that is highly successful in reducing the recidivism rate for juveniles who fully participate in treatment. This program would work to address the problematic sexual behaviors of the juvenile and concurrently help the caregiver understand problematic sexual behavior, learn about appropriate supervision, help strengthen family relationships and improve communication.

New hanover County
Health Choice,Medicaid,No charge
Individual Counseling
DPS Oversight

The Homebuilders model is an Evidence Based Program that is highly successful at reducing out of home placement and providing concrete support in times of crisis. This program would eliminate existing service gaps in the current continuum of care, while additionally diversifying family centered treatment. The model requires caseloads to remain on average at 2 families with ten hours of treatment per week completed by one professional. Services are rendered in the home or community for 4-6 weeks.

New hanover County
No charge
Home Based Mental Health Services
DPS Oversight

Amani is a Level III group home that provides treatment for adolescent males with behavior and mental illness issues, sex offender victim or perpetrator as well as individuals being released from incarceration for various crimes requiring mental health or substance abuse services.

Martin County
Health Choice,Medicaid,TRICARE
Residential Treatment Facilities (Level 3)

A direct and family centered approach to empower parents by providing positive parenting skills and strategies to reduce juvenile behavior problems and strengthen families; The program will focus on skills related to conflict resolution, anger management, and appropriate parent/child roles and expectations.

Columbus County
No charge
Parenting Skills Strengthening Families
DPS Oversight

American Children's Home has a non-leveled family-style residential group home. Our campus has six cottages where we house children based on their age and development. We utilize our local resources for mental health and substance abuse treatment for children at ACH...But, we do have a clinician on staff that can assist in therapy and completing CCA's when children are from counties outside of their mental health LME.

Davidson County
Medicaid,No charge
Runaway/Youth Shelters

Multi-systemic Therapy (MST)- an intensive, family, home, community-based treatment program designed to address the serious problem of behaviors of youth between the ages of 12-18. The 3-5 month program targets behaviors including but not limited to aggressive, violent, defiance at home, school community. It also addresses substance use. Multi-systemic Therapy- Problem Sexual Behavior (MST-PSB) - an adaptation of MST developed for 10.5 -18 youth with sexually deliquent behaviors.

Guilford County
Health Choice,Medicaid
Multisystemic Therapy

AMIkids NCFS provides in-home Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Services to youth and their families in 89 out of 100 counties across North Carolina through a contract with the DPS, DACJJ. FFT is an evidenced based model in which a therapist consistently works with all family members throughout the duration of treatment and focuses on family roles and needs, motivation, replacement skills, and extending learned skills into the community to break negative behavioral cycles.

Durham County
No charge
Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
DPS Oversight

AMIkids NCFS provides in-home Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Services to youth and their families in 89 out of 100 counties across North Carolina through a contract with the DPS, DACJJ. FFT is an evidenced based model in which a therapist consistently works with all family members throughout the duration of treatment and focuses on family roles and needs, motivation, replacement skills, and extending learned skills into the community to break negative behavioral cycles.

Pitt County
No charge
Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
DPS Oversight

AMIkids NCFS provides in-home Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Services to youth and their families in 89 out of 100 counties across North Carolina through a contract with the DPS, DACJJ. FFT is an evidenced based model in which a therapist consistently works with all family members throughout the duration of treatment and focuses on family roles and needs, motivation, replacement skills, and extending learned skills into the community to break negative behavioral cycles.

Forsyth County
No charge
Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
DPS Oversight