Our Services are tailored specifically to the needs and situation of each child. Once an assessment is completed, we will create a plan of action designed to support the child in each specific area in which they are needing it. Please see below for a full list of Services & Service Plan Options.

Assessment and Help

  • Behavioral Health Screenings
  • Assessment of Risk, Strength & Need
  • Case Planning
  • Short-Term Case Management

Youth Eligible For Assessments

  • Juveniles From the Ages of 11-18
  • Truant/Suspended/Expelled Students
  • Parent/Child Conflict
  • Non-Crisis Mental Health Issues
  • Homeless and/or Runaway Youth

Full List of Services & Service Plan Options


  • Phone Screening: Law enforcement can call the JAC to determine the appropriateness of JAC services.
  • Assessment of Needs of Juveniles
  • Referrals and Diversion Recommendations by Advancement Staff
  • Initial Case Management: Staff provides case management for youth not being prosecuted and who are not currently receiving case management from another agency.
  • Service Planning: Individual Service Plans will be designed for each JAC participant. 

Uncontrollable Juvenile (3b)

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Service Plan Options

  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Anger Management Class
  • Attend Support Groups
  • Diversion
  • Community Service
  • Reparation of Damages
  • Terms for School Attendance and Misbehavior 
  • Tutoring
  • Touring Alternative Schools
  • Employment/Vocational Training
  • Time Out or Alternative Placement With an Appropriate Relative or Family Friend
  • Education on Risky Sexual Behaviors


  • A JAC staff member will schedule an intake and assessment.
  • If services are accepted, a series of assessments will be conducted.
  • Staff will provide referrals related to the child’s needs.
  • JAC staff will aid in overcoming any barriers to receiving services.