The Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act diversion program, funded in part by the Department of Juvenile Justice, offers an opportunity for first-time offenders to receive sanctions with education.
Service Learning/Supervised Community Service
This program offers supervised community service to juveniles who are assigned community service hours by Juvenile Intake or by a Juvenile Judge.
Shoplifting Diversion is a court ordered program designed to educate juveniles and parents about shoplifting, the laws, and the impact of shoplifting on the community. Attendees complete two hours of community service as part of the program.
Tackling Tough Life Skills
Tackling Tough Life Skills is a program that combines life skills and pro-social skills on various topics which include attitude, responsibility, communication, decision making and problem solving, and workplace skills.
Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drug Awareness Education Program
Skill development is at the core of this prevention education program designed to mitigate the risk factors and enhance protective factors related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.
'Botvin' Substance Abuse Education
The purpose of this program is to prepare youth to deal with the challenges of life and become less likely to smoke, drink alcohol or use drugs. Youth learn how to communicate effectively, increase decision-making and problem solving skills, and learn strategies to resist pressure to use drugs,