Juvenile Justice

Program Description

KHA collaborates with the State Attorney’s Office, Department of Juvenile Justice, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, The Fourth Circuit Advisory Board and local programs to provide programming for the prevention and  intervention of juvenile delinquent behavior. KHA funds one of the only two Evening Reporting Centers in the state, which serves as an alternative to secured detention for youth who have been arrested, providing them with services during peak crime hours in the evenings and Saturdays.

By the Numbers

7500 youth were impacted by these programs

48 small providers with the specific goal of addressing crime and violence among youth

63% of young people who received Interventions emphasizing community-based treatment were less likely to recidivate than those who were incarcerated.

For More Information

Contact the Director of Juvenile Justice Programs, Katoia Wilkins, at kwilkins@coj.net or (904) 255-4408.