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JAG Funding Supports Youth Referral and Diversion Efforts in Nebraska

With funding from the fiscal year 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program, Douglas County (Nebraska) is able to help support their Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC).

The JAC is the central point of assessment and diversion services for youth who are cited for law violations, are referred by schools for truancy violations, and come to the attention of the Douglas County Attorney’s Office for status violations.

Read a recent feature story to learn more about the JAC and the impact it has had in Douglas County.

Date Published: August 2, 2023