Juvenile Services

Who we are

  • Juvenile Probation
  • Juvenile and Family Drug Court
  • Municipal Court Probation
  • Community Service
  • Juvenile Diversion

Services we provide:

  • Compliance with Court Orders
  • Home visits
  • School visits
  • Monitor academic performance, school attendance and behavior
  • Random drug and alcohol testing
  • Curfew checks
  • Assign and supervise Community Service
  • Corrective Thinking for Juvenile Diversion participants

Juvenile Probation

Probation is provided for those juveniles adjudicated delinquent through Juvenile and Circuit courts. Juveniles are assigned to either the Senior Probation Officer or one of the remaining three Probation Officers.

Juvenile and Family Drug Court

Juvenile and Family Drug Court (JFDC) provides services for juvenile offenders between the ages of 14-20 with a substance use issues, and their families, and focuses on juvenile crime involving the use or misuse of drugs and/or alcohol.  The potential participant must be diagnosed with a substance use disorder to meet admission criteria, with a recommended level of care of 1.0 or 2.1. 

Participants are referred from Municipal, Circuit and Juvenile Court based on charges for misdemeanor offenses, delinquencies, or CHINS (Child in Need of Supervision). Parental involvement may be required in cases referred from Juvenile Court. Parental involvement is encouraged and welcomed in all cases.

The program varies in length, with an average of 6-9 months, depending upon the participants diagnosis, treatment plan, and individual progress. The JFDC Probation Officer oversees adherence to court orders, terms and conditions and overall case management of the participants throughout the duration of the program. 

JFDC utilizes a team approach with court staff, treatment providers, prosecuting attorney, defense attorney, social service and school district representatives to address the needs of the substance using participant.                                 

Key program components:

  • Weekly Staffing and Court sessions                   
  • Substance use treatment
  • Individual mental health counseling
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Intensive supervision probation
  • Frequent random urinalysis / breathalyzer testing
  • Immediate sanctions/incentives for program successes and infractions
  • Program fee of $450
  1. Municipal Court
  2. Community Service
  3. Juvenile Diversion

In collaboration with the City of Gillette Municipal Court, supervision is provided to juveniles and young adults, 18-21 years of age.  The probation term is generally three months and includes adherence to specific terms and conditions of probation.  In addition, substance use or mental health evaluations and/or treatment may be required.