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