Juvenile Community Corrections
The Juvenile Community Corrections (JCC) program is funded at approximately $2.6 million and is one of CYFD’s alternatives to incarceration for youth on probation or supervised release. The JCC program is a unique approach to working with adjudicated delinquent youth to help them successfully discharge out of the juvenile system. The program utilizes a team approach which includes the client, family, contracted agency, local public schools staff, juvenile probation officers and other significant individuals in the client’s life. The program provides participants with program services based on the client’s individualized needs but focuses primarily on teaching life skills so that the youth can learn how to appropriately and responsibly manage their affairs. JCC providers served a total of 911 youth in 30 New Mexico counties during FY15.