JCPC Powers and Duties

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council have the following powers & duties:

  • To ensure that appropriate intermediate dispositional options are available.
  • To provide funds for treatment of juveniles.
  • To increase public awareness of the causes of delinquency and strategies to reduce the problem.
  • To assess needs of juveniles in the local community.
  • To develop strategies for delinquency prevention through risk assessment.
  • To assess resources to meet the identified needs.
  • To develop or propose ways to meet those needs.
  • To plan for a permanent funding stream for delinquency prevention programs.
  • To evaluate program performance.


Juvenile Crime Prevention Council members work to fund these types of services and programs in their local communities:

  • Clinical Treatment Programs:
  • Clinical Evaluation and Assessment Services Structured Day Programs
  • Residential Services
  • Restorative Justice Programs
  • Structured Activity Programs
    • Counseling
    • Sex Offender Treatment
    • Home-based family Counseling services
    • Emergency Shelter Care
    • Specialized and Therapeutic Foster Care
    • Group homes
    • Restitution/ Community Service
    • Teen Court
    • Mediation/Conflict Resolution
    • Mentoring
    • Skill Building


For more information on the specific policies, please click here.