Juvenile Accountability Court (JAC)
Juvenile Accountability Court
About The Service
- Juvenile Accountability Court is a diversion program that works in conjunction with the Juvenile Justice System and the Office of the District Attorney which aims to provide students and their parents with the knowledge of the NM Compulsory Attendance Law, coping mechanisms to deal with teenage life, and education for parents.
- Students are monitored on a weekly basis and work with their case worker to overcome issues that keeping them from attending school, improve their grades and attend school on a regular basis that complies with the NM Statue.
- A case worker can make referrals to inside and outside agencies to provide added support including but not limited to mental health counseling, medical check ups and homework clubs/tutoring.