The Community Programs Division is responsible for all DJJ court and community-based services to youth who come in contact with the juvenile justice system in 32 judicial districts throughout the Commonwealth. The Division provides a continuum of community-based interventions to youth and families through various partnerships with localities, non-profits and private entities. It includes centralized services including an administrative office, a practice improvement and funding support unit, and a reentry unit. Thirty-two of the 34 Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts are supported by a DJJ Court Service Unit (CSU), which provides an array of services ranging from intake, diversion, probation, parole.
Valerie Boykin, Deputy Director of Community Programs, Division staff and local teams coordinate services through the Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act (VJCCCA) as well as the Comprehensive Services Act in each locality.
The Community Programs Division is composed of:
For additional information, or to inquire about programs in your area, a list of Reentry Advocates is below.