Juvenile prevention programs were ranked 9th on the 2015 Needs Assessment.  The counties have identified the following needs to help solve this problem:  

  • More Juvenile Probation Officers
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resources
  • Funding for Diversion Programs to Enhance Success and Safety of Children
  • Sports Programs and Mentoring Programs

For more information on juvenile prevention programs and what can be done to have one in your area, follow the links below:

ADECA Juvenile Diversion Grant Application

Department of Youth Services Diversion Grant Application

Listing of State-Wide Juvenile Diversion Programs

Alabama Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Resources on Teen Pregnancy from the Department of Public Health

Teen Pregnancy Resources Statewide

Alabama Sports Foundations Free Mentoring Program

YMCA Programs for Youth

Listing of Grants for Mentoring Programs