Delinquency (Juvenile) Drug Court

Mission:

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

For additional information or referrals to the program, please contact Cristy Altaro (561)355-6586.

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.

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Who Qualifies?

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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Cristy Altaro
Program Manager
Phone
(561) 355-6586
Fax
(561) 355-7914

Juvenile Wing