Community-Based Intervention (CBI) program serves
as a model for Delinquency Prevention and Post Detention
Services. The program is voluntary and provides strength-based,
family-driven case management services to youth. Case
managers work with youth and their families to: develop
their own service plans, set goals for themselves,
and model ways by which to accomplish goals. Based
on clients identified needs, referrals are made
to human and social services. In addition, CBI offers
educational workshops, community service projects,
school attendance monitoring, education advocacy,
and cultural and recreational outings. CBI served
almost 1100 youth in Fiscal 2001.
are eligible for prevention services if they reside
in one of the precincts or service areas served by
the program.The program, which works with at risk
youth, began in 1993 as the Reduce Children's Violence
program. It began with two sites and has since expanded
to 16 locations citywide.
are eligible for post detention services if they were
released home from a DJJ secure or non-secure facility.
DJJ began providing post detention services in 1983;
the program was formerly known as Aftercare. It won
an award from the American Correctional Association