The programs are geared towards keeping teens out of the juvenile system and improving their relationships with law enforcement officers. Youth Services Director Cephus Nolen stated that kids can now connect with police officers and, perhaps, the town will see a change in behavior from them.
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Programs that provide advice and training for police departments; collect and disburse money in aid of injured police officers and/or support local law enforcement activities.
Programs that provide a wide variety of informational, social and supportive services for children and youth. Adolescent Services; Child Welfare; Children's Social Services; Children's Services; Kinship Care; Youth Services
Programs that investigate reports of child abuse, neglect or abandonment; that provide for the temporary placement of children who, for their own protection, have been removed from the custody of adults who are responsible for their care; that work with families who are experiencing a problem with the objective of facilitating continued family unification or reunification; and which provide ongoing supportive services for children in permanent placement. Child Welfare System
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