The Unit provides Services to the Twenty-First District Juvenile and Domestic Relations
Court in the Counties of Henry, Patrick and the City of Martinsville. These services
Intake Services: These services are provided 24 hours a day for law enforcement
personnel and during regular business hours for the general public. Both civil and
criminal complaints are processed.
Investigations: The Unit conducts investigations and prepares reports for the court
on pre and post dispositional youth as well as youth being considered for transfer
to the Circuit Court. Various risk assessments and screening tools are used in the
preparation of these reports.
Probation Supervision: Youth who are placed on probation are supervised in the community
by an Officer of the Court. Probation Officers perform ongoing assessments, service
planning and make appropriate referrals for service based on the needs and risk
of each individual. These services and supervision are provided with community safety,
accountability, and competency development as the guiding principles.
Parole Supervision: The Unit provides supervision and services of youth who have
been committed to a Juvenile Correctional Facility. These services start from the
day the youth is committed and continue until their release from parole. The Parole
Officer provides post release supervision as well as reentry services to enable
the youth to transition from an institutional setting back into the community.