CARP provides a community-based detention alternative for youths who violate their terms of probation or who commit new crimes while on probation. It also 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 program environment provides consistency, positive relationships, structure and limits, and respect for basic rights.
CARP provides community service activities, develops skills in youths that will support pro-social behaviors, and highly structured and well-supervised group activities.
To be eligible to participate a youth must:
The program referral document (DOC) is completed by the referring probation officer at the 12th District Court Service Unit (Juvenile Probation). The form can be faxed to 804-748-1295 or emailed to the CARP program.
Include the youth's social history, and if applicable and available, EIP, YASI, and suspension letter.