Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $200,000)
The Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is designed to assist states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments in developing and establishing drug courts for substance-abusing adult and juvenile offenders. Drug court programs funded by the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program are required by law to target nonviolent offenders. The Program supports the following activities: Adult drug court implementation, Juvenile drug court implementation, Family drug court implementation, Single jurisdiction drug court enhancement, Statewide drug court enhancement, and planning efforts.
The Yavapai County Juvenile Court will maintain continuity in the Verde Valley, Prescott drug court by holding staffing and court weekly. The court will provide guidance to the participants and their families more thoroughly at the onset of drug court.