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Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program  

Program Administrator
Deborah S. Dugger

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

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

Mailing Address
Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program
9610 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Adolescent Reporting Program
About the Chesterfield Adolescent Reporting Program


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.

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CARP goals

  • 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

Program environment provides

  • 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: