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Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention
|Mailing:||255 N Forbes, Lakeport, CA 95453|
Meetings are held once a month on third Thursday @ 12:15pm in conference room C on the Third floor of the County Courthouse.
The commissions are, in effect, an investigative and advisory part of the Superior Court. The Juvenile Justice Commission looks over children in the court system or children who are wards of the court. It also inspects Juvenile Hall and group homes where children are detained, looks into the complaints that are brought against the system and makes recommendations on the findings. Also responsible for trying to get prevention programs underway in our county.
Mission Statement: “The mission of the Lake County Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission is to advocate and protect the safety and well being of delinquent and dependent youth by continually improving prevention and intervention activities and services.”
Valerie LaBonte is the 2011 chairperson.
We are seeking applications for new commissioners, both youth and adult. Please contact Valerie at the above number for information on how to apply.