Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

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Taxonomy Code: FN-1500.3600

Programs that offer a variety of activities for youth who are at risk for behavior which is likely to involve them in the juvenile justice system with the objective of assisting them to improve self-esteem, to become aware of alternative ways of dealing with feelings and leisure time, and to take responsibility for the consequences of their actions. Included may be counseling, rap and discussion groups, tutoring, companionship programs, alternative peer group experiences and supervised recreational activities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ALTERNATIVE ACTIVITIES PROGRAMProvides an anti-vandalism project, indoor recreation, an opportunity for youth to develop interpersonal relationships, and provides an opportunity for youth grades 7-12 to become constructively involved in meaningful use of free time. Call for more information.NassauALTERNATIVE ACTIVITIES PROGRAMGATEWAY YOUTH OUTREACH, INC.
INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMOffers a program that serves non-disabled and disabled students in middle school and high school who require highly structured services in an alternative setting. The educational environment parallels that of the JEA Alternative School. It is for non-classified students who are on long-term, out of school suspension as a result of a Superintendent's Hearing and classified students who need an Interim Alternative Educational Program as described in 201.7 of the Commissioner's Regulations. Placements may extend beyond the minimum of 45 days. This highly individualized, academic program includes Regents-level instruction. School-based counseling, behavioral management training, substance abuse treatment and court probationary services as well as support services from psychologists and social workers are also available. This full-day program is housed in a self-contained location at the JEA Alternative School in Wheatley Heights. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkINTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
JEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLProgram serves disabled students, ages 11 through 21, who require highly intensive management needs due to conduct disorders. The program provides ongoing educational instruction that incorporates the Common Core Learning Standards to students requiring option IIIA services. The services of a consulting psychiatrist are available for those conduct disordered students who also have psychiatric needs. In addition, strong emphasis is placed upon remedial instruction, vocational training and having each student's parents and family become part of the treatment. An after-school program is offered for students who are unable to attend a normal full-day school due to the students' disability(ies). This option is also suitable for students who are employed during the school day and who require after-school educational programming to complete their high school studies. Related services, support services and psychiatric consultation services are also offered for students who require these specialized services. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkJEA ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
JUVENILE AID BUREAUProvides diversion programs such as fingerprinting, Halloween safety, bicycle safety, police department tours, parent education, D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), Juvenile Delinquents, P.I.N.S., etc., for children under 16.SuffolkJUVENILE AID BUREAUTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
JUVENILE AID BUREAUProvides educational programs within the community and schools within the Town of Southold via the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program and other programs that explore the law and responsibility in an attempt to prevent crime. Educates youth in various safety areas (for example bicycle, babysitting, etc.).SuffolkPOLICE DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
JUVENILE JUSTICE INITIATIVEProvides at risk youth who are entering or returning from residential or detention settings or are at risk of Juvenile Justice involvement, with a link to community based agencies in or close proximity to their communities. Agencies provide access to individual/family counseling and case management services.NassauJUVENILE JUSTICE INITIATIVENASSAU COUNTY YOUTH BOARD
JUVENILE PLACEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAMProvides a preventive program for potential PINS cases in accordance with Article 735 of the NYS Family Court Act.NassauJUVENILE PLACEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAMNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
JUVENILE SUPERVISION UNITResponsibilities include supervising, monitoring the behavior and promoting positive change in the juvenile delinquents and persons in need of supervision placed on probation by Family Court. Referral required. Call for more information.NassauJUVENILE SUPERVISION UNITNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION-FAMILY DIVISION
NONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMOffers short-term care to Nassau County boys under the age of 16 who are referred by the Nassau County Family Court due to Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) or Juvenile Delinquent (JD) offenses. Offers a full-time educational program in the on-campus school to help with a successful return to family, school and community. Services include case work counseling, 24 hour supervision, nursing services, medical care, dental care, pharmacological intervention, active family/guardian involvement, special education school setting, pastoral care, cultural activities, independent living skills training, crisis intervention, therapeutic, and a home like atmosphere with a structured, nurturing environment.NassauNONSECURE DETENTION PROGRAMMERCYFIRST
YOUTH COUNSELINGOffers a supervision program for at-risk, pre-teen and youngsters under the age of 16. Focuses on establishing a discipline structure within the family with parenting skills offered. Supervised study group for at-risk juveniles failing subjects. Youth counselors function as parent advocate for juveniles needing services of the Justice and/or Mental Health System. Program is for parents and children together.JUVENILE AID BUREAUTOWN OF RIVERHEAD

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