Delinquency (Juvenile) Drug Court
To reduce juvenile crime and drug use through therapeutic interventions, collaborative community partnerships and intensive judicial supervision of court-involved youth and families thereby improving juvenile and family functioning and community safety.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
What is Delinquency Drug Court*?
The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit's Delinquency Drug Court (DDC) is a 6 month program which targets youth who have a history of substance abuse. The DDC is committed to the goal of reducing juvenile crime and drug use. Success requires both the youth and family's participation throughout the program.
Palm Beach County youth, ages 14 – 17 years old
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What Are the Program Components***?
Delinquency Drug Court is a three-phase program lasting a minimum of six months. Participants will work with treatment providers to develop treatment plans and will receive individual, group and family counseling. Other program components include: regular court appearances, frequent and random urinalysis, incentives and sanctions as well as educational support and monitoring. Progress in the program is reviewed regularly by the Drug Court Team.
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For additional information or referrals to the program, please contact Cristy Altaro (561)355-6586.
Main Judicial Complex - Juvenile Wing
205 N Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach, FL 33401