Special Feature: Youth/Teen Court Diversion Programs - Related Resources

The National Institute of Justice's CrimeSolutions.gov website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is program and topical information related to specialized and problem-solving courts.

Global Youth Justice
Supported in part by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the mission of Global Youth Justice is to reduce crime and incarceration rates by advancing and expanding youth courts, teen courts, peer courts, student courts, youth peer juries and youth peer panels. In addition to offering training and technical assistance services throughout the year, Global Youth Justice also highlights relevant news, funding tips, and important topical resources through monthly e-News and e-Alerts.

National Association of Youth Courts
Funded primarily by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, this organization provides informational services, delivers training and technical assistance, and develops resource materials on how to develop and enhance youth court programs nationwide.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.

Youth Courts: A National Movement
This broadcast from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Teleconference Series examines the youth court concept as a potentially effective strategy in a graduated sanctions model for juvenile offenders and highlights effective practices in youth court programs.

For additional resources on this topic, see the Juvenile Courts section of our site.

Links from the NCJRS website to non-federal sites do not constitute an endorsement by NCJRS or its sponsors. NCJRS is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of any off-site pages that are referenced, nor does NCJRS guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information. NCJRS is also not responsible for the use of, or results obtained from the use of, the information. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from non-federal sites.