Our Purpose

The Lake County Juvenile Justice Council:

  • provides a forum for the development of a community-based interagency assessment of the local juvenile justice system;
  • develops a county juvenile justice plan for the prevention of juvenile delinquency;
  • makes recommendations to the County Board for more effectively utilizing existing community resources for juveniles; and
  • promotes and effectuates cooperation and coordination between the court and agencies and departments involved in the juvenile justice system.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WHAT: Come Out of Darkness – Forum on Mental Health, Trauma, Gun Violence & Education
WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2022, 4-5:30 pm
WHERE: Zion-Benton High School, 3901 21st St., Zion, IL
HOSTS: Veronica A. Williams, CEO, and Keith Williams, VP
WHAT TO EXPECT: “Real Talk, Real Answers for Real Issues” Hosted by MAWC, Co-Sponsors Zion Benton Township High School, Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office, Juvenile Justice Council, Lake County NAMI

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