Guiding Principles

The Division of Juvenile Services is committed ……

To accomplish our mission with integrity and ethical behavior while recognizing strength of diversity in employees and youth.

To professionalism through competency accountability, staff development and pride in quality work.

To promote an environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.

To ongoing assessment and evaluation of all programs and services to ensure their effectiveness.

To the development of skills in juveniles and their re-socialization through the preservation of families and community collaboration.

To open communication internally and externally to ensure employee and public’s understanding and support.

To provide a high standard of care for all youth entrusted to us.

To individualize our approach to meet the developmental needs of each youth.