Juvenile Community Corrections & Prevention Services
The 26th Judicial District
Serving Grant, Haskell, Morton. Seward, Stanton, and Stevens Counties
Juvenile Corrections and Prevention Services (JCAPS) serves as a liaison between various community groups to strengthen youth development through intervention, prevention, rehabilitation, education and behavioral modification to reduce the risk factors and promote protective factors while holding juveniles and their families accountable.
Vision and Purpose
The 26th Judicial District will develop a Juvenile Justice Plan which will provide flexible, responsive, and effective programs and services for youth at risk, juvenile youths and families through an independent, district-wide, and community based governing body; these programs will provide a system of accountability for youth, families, and the agencies involved.
JCAPS Annual Report & Plan
Juvenile Supervision Programs
JCAPS provides for public safety while addressing the needs of juvenile offenders and their families through Juvenile Intake and Assessment System (JIAS), Immediate Intervention Program (IIP), Juvenile Supervision Probation (JISP), and Community Case Management (CCMA) supervision programs.
JCAPS Supervision Programs Flowchart
Juvenile Evidence - Based Programming
JCAPS provides various cognitive - based programming and Life Skills Courses in addition to vocational and academic programming to teach the youth accountability for their actions and enhance their ability to make good decisions for their future. Programming is mostly offered through the Prevention Grant and Reinvestment Grant.
Prevention Grant Programming
The Prevention Grant programming provides the appropriate cognitive behavioral and social skills services to youth who have committed delinquent acts due to their criminogenic risk factors, resulting in contact with the juvenile justice system. This program is designed to address dynamic risk factors directly related to delinquency, and to help in changing behavior and preventing future delinquent activity.