Hover here for Site Tools
About the Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program
 
FacebookTwitterYouTubeMedia CenterRSS
Contact Us

Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program  

Program Administrator
Deborah S. Dugger

Email Us 

Phone Numbers
(804) 748-1612
(804) 748-1952 (for residents)
(804) 748-1295 (FAX)


Hours
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Mailing Address
Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program
9610 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Map this  

 
Adolescent Reporting Program
About the Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program

 

Lookingout 

 

The Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program (CARP)

  • provides a community-based detention alternative for youths who violate their terms of probation or who commit new crimes while on probation.
  • enlarges the range of existing detention alternatives available to probation officers in the 12th District Court Service Unit serving Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights.

The goals of CARP are to:

  • limit opportunities to commit new offenses during high-risk hours
  • increase commitment to the education process
  • increase positive skill-building opportunities
  • reduce substance abuse
  • reduce risk factors
  • increase protective factors

The program environment is designed to provide:

  • structure and limits
  • consistency
  • positive relationships
  • respect for basic rights

CARP provides

  • highly structured and well-supervised group activities
  • develops skills in youths that will support pro-social behaviors
  • community service activities

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate a youth must:

  • be on probation or parole and living within the geographic area covered by the 12th District Court Service Unit.
  • be 14 to 17 years old.
  • agree to participate
  • be of moderate to high risk to reoffend, based on the Department of Juvenile Justice Risk Assessment.
  • have parental support for transportation.
  • have parent agreement to attend monthly support group.

Adolescent Reporting Program Referral

  • Completed by the referring probation officer at the 12th District Court Service Unit (Juvenile Probation).
  • Fax form to 804-748-1295 or emailed to CARP@chesterfied.gov.
  • Include youth's social history, and if applicable and available, EIP, YASI, and suspension letter.

Day Reporting Program

  • for youth who are suspended or expelled or do not attend a traditional public school. 
  • operates during the school year, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • attend until they return to school.

Evening Reporting Program

  • for youth who are in school, but need supervision after school.
  • operates during the school year, Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
  • clients attend for 6 weeks.

Summer Program

  • for youth who need positive activities during the summer months.
  • operates mid-June through the end of August, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pocahontas Youth Corps

  • an employment opportunity
  • learn job skills
  • operates for three weeks during July and August.

Identification, Screening and Acceptance Process

  • The CARP program administrator reviews referral.
  • An intake interview is scheduled with the juvenile and family within three business days.
    • The probation/parole officer is encouraged to attend the interview.
  • During the intake interview the juvenile and parents sign the
    • Consent for Release of Confidential Information
    • Agreement of Participation
    • Parent/Guardian Contract 
  • The case manager
    • Reviews the rules and regulations
    • Writes an individual service plan.
    • Determines the youth’s start date.

Youth Case File Forms to be completed at or before Intake:

Related Content

Child and Adolescent Services Team (CAST)

How to Register for Events

Teen Read Week Masquerade