NOTICE: The JCPC meets the 3rd Tuesday of most months at 11:30 AM in the Catawba County Social Services Assembly Room, located at 3030 11th Ave Dr. SE, Hickory, NC- 28602. See Meeting Schedule for planned meetings this Fiscal Year.
Agenda: August 15th meeting at 11:30 in the Social Services Assembly Room
This purpose of The Catawba County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is to coordinate the services of the various agencies trying to serve youth who are in trouble with the law or are at risk for difficulty with the law.
The council serves the needs of youth by:
- Identifying the problems and needs of youth in trouble with the law in Catawba County.
- Determining what programs exist to meet the needs.
- Recommending and supporting the continuation of existing effective programs and the creation of additional programs by which juvenile delinquecy and youth crime may be prevented.
- Monitoring and reporting on these programs for youth, which are designed to prevent institutionalization and provide alternative, community-based opportunities.