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  • Jobs, Benefits, and Business

    Includes veterans' benefits, starting and running a business, unemployment, County job openings, and selling to the County.

  • Law and Justice

    Includes the courts, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, owning and renting a property, and property tax assessments.

  • Health and Family Care

    Includes child and adult health service, food stamps, foster care, mental health, in-home nurse, substance abuse, and child support.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • Animal Services

    Includes adopting a pet, animal control, and local vets and shelters.

  • County and Government

    Includes information on the buildings, county, codes, departments, projects, representation, and voting.

  • Community and Recreation

    Includes activities and events, parks, museums, libraries, and volunteerism.

  • Taxes and Financial Reports

    Property taxes, business taxes, transient occupancy taxes, fines, and financial reports.

  • Transportation and Travel

    Includes passports, bus schedules, and road maintenance.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, and emergency response.

Early Intervention Services

Police/Law Enforcement Diversion

  • Law Enforcement Diversion is an early intervention program to guide youth and help parents become aware of laws, juvenile trends, drug use and warning signs to look for in their child’s behavior.
  • Law Enforcement Diversion is an early intervention program prior to the citation being sent to the Probation Department.

Alternative Intervention Program (AIP)

  • AIP is an early intervention program for low level offenders.
  • An assessment is conducted by the Probation Officer to determine the appropriate level of intervention.
  • If AIP is appropriate, the minor could be asked to complete community service, write an essay or apology letter, attend an education program, and/or counseling.
  • Serious cases are referred to a Citation Hearing or to the District Attorney for prosecution. .

Alternative Intervention Program (AIP)

  • AIP is an early intervention program for low level offenders.
  • An assessment is conducted by the Probation Officer to determine the appropriate level of intervention.
  • If AIP is appropriate, the minor could be asked to complete community service, write an essay or apology letter, attend an education program, and/or counseling.
  • Serious cases are referred to a Citation Hearing or to the District Attorney for prosecution.

Citation Hearings

  • Minors that commit lower level offenses and meet specific criteria for informal handling will be scheduled for a Citation Hearing with a Probation Officer.
    • closing a case at the hearing with a warning
    • completion of an education or counseling program
    • community service, and/or
    • informal probation
  • Common dispositions include:

Traffic Hearings

  • Minors that commit certain offenses which may include vehicle code violations, alcohol and drug related offenses, and specific vandalism violations will be scheduled for a Traffic Hearing with a Probation Officer.
  • Common dispositions include:
    • closing a case at the hearing with a warning
    • completion of an education or counseling program
    • delay or suspension of drivers license fines, fees, community service, and/or
    • informal probation

Early Intervention Programs

  • Children’s System of Care (CSOC)
    • Provides services to help children at risk and their families.
  • Latino Leadership Council
    • They offer health screenings and nutrition education, Spanish language Parent Project, gang awareness, and teen pregnancy prevention.
  • Parent Project
    • Parent and teen skill building programs for youth 13-17 years old.
  • Re-direct
    • Reaches out to all at risk youth, their families and community with educational services, prevention and intervention programs, recreational activities, and resource opportunities that support a healthy and positive lifestyles.
  • We Are Teens Always Helping (W.A.T.A.H)
    • The diversion program focuses on low self esteem, social skill deficiencies, and problematic behaviors with minors in a group setting.
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