Juvenile Diversion

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    Community-based programs that provide comprehensive social services for individuals younger than age 18 who have committed a minor offense and are directed to participate in a diversion program as an alternative to arrest, prosecution or, in some cases, sentencing for the offense. Most juvenile diversion programs do an assessment of the individual's needs and provide and/or coordinate the delivery of the necessary services which may include individual, group or family counseling, substance abuse counseling, supervised recreational activities, vocational guidance, tutorial services and supplemental referrals for other needs.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Diversion Program - District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial DistrictProvides intervention and prevention services for youth and adults who have demonstrated pre-delinquent or delinquent behavior. Diversion is structured to concentrate on the positive development of youth and adults by teaching accountability and providing consequences to people in the early stages of criminal behavior, thus helping to reduce future law-breaking activity. Pueblo CountyDiversion ProgramDistrict Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial District
    Juvenile Diversion - Youth Services Department of Moffat CountyProvides an alternative to district court for juvenile offenders ages 10 - 18. Youth who successfully complete juvenile diversion will not have their conviction on their record.Moffat CountyYouth Services Department of Moffat CountyYouth Services Department of Moffat County
    Restorative Justice Program - District Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial DistrictDiverts first-time juvenile offenders from the traditional court process and allows participants the opportunity to take responsibility for their actions through a discussion with parents, victims, and community volunteers. Through this process, the group is able to explore the harm that was caused as a result of the juvenile's poor choice. All participants develop creative solutions to the crime. Volunteers assist victims in moving toward healing and model acceptable standards of behavior. Opportunities are available to become a volunteer with the program.Pueblo CountyRestorativeJustice (RJ) ProgramDistrict Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial District

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