The West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC) provides a comprehensive Transition Services Program. This program was established to provide youth who have been at the juvenile center for 30 days or longer with resources and/or training. This helps them achieve social adjustment, employment, and educational success once they leave the WCRJC.
Normally, services are provided for up to 3 months after the youth is released from the WCRJC, but may continue longer based on the youths needs for on going services.
Pre-release Areas of Focus Include
Social Skills Development
Independent Living Skills
Interview and Pre-employment Training
Educational Planning and Training
Identification of Activity and/or Hobby Interests
True Life Interactive Computer Program
Volunteering at a Local Homeless Shelter
Post-release Areas of Focus Include
Frequent Client Contacts by Phone and in Person
Employment Assistance and Placement
Educational Support and Follow-up
Utilization of Community Resources
The ultimate goal of transition intervention is to promote successful integration of juveniles into the community.