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Juvenile Justice

The juvenile justice system refers to the services and supports provided to children under the age of 18 who are involved with the justice system. The juvenile justice system is focused on moving services from treatment facilities to the community, focusing on diversion, and providing age-appropriate treatment.

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Jefferson County, Alabama Launches New RESTORE Juvenile Reentry Program

On March 1, 2023, Jefferson County, Alabama (which includes the city of Birmingham) launched a new juvenile justice reentry program called RESTORE. The program provides comprehensive services and support for up to 120 youth ages 16 to 19 who have been placed in state custody for a minimum of 30 days at a Department of… Read

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