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Criminal Justice Services
715 E. 4th St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Criminal Justice Services

Key Initiatives

 Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

The Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is statutorily authorized advisory board charged with:

  • Reviewing the needs of juveniles who are delinquent or at-risk of becoming court-involved;
  • Assessing local service needs; and,
  • Presenting an annual service proposal to the Board of County Commissioners.

The JCPC mission is to address the gaps in youth services by promoting prevention, intervention, treatment, and aftercare strategies and programs which strengthen families and support community safety.

The North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DJJDP) subsidizes funding to local JCPCs to help reduce and prevent juvenile crime. Each year, the Department of Juvenile Justice disburses over $20 million across the 100 North Carolina counties. In FY 18-19, Mecklenburg County received approximately $1.4 million from the DJJDP and the money was awarded to seven program providers in the community. The table below lists the organizations and programs to which DJJDP and local in-kind funds were distributed.

FY 2020-2021 Fund Distribution
Organization Total Amount (JCPC Funds + In-Kind)
JCPC Administration $10,000
CMPD Youthful Diversion program $260,918
Life Connections of the Carolinas, Inc. D-A-S-H Strengthening Families $139,908
Life Connections of the Carolinas, Inc. D-A-S-H  Mentoring$136,291
TreSports-Positive Action Program$248,528
Thompson Child and Family Focus-Short Term Residential Program$350,000
​Thompson Child and Family Focus-Court Assessment Program$229,704
​Transforming Youth Movement, Inc.  SHIFT Restitution and Community Service​$431,817
​Achieving Success on Purpose-Building Reality w/ Imagination Consciousness & Knowledge​$188,886
​TEAM-UP Connections-Mentoring Program​$207,083
​Youth Development Initiatives-YDI Family Life Skills Academy​$103,543
​Youth Development Initiatives-YDI Vocational and Career Development Academy​$145,072
​Life Connections of the Carolinas, Inc. D-A-S-H Vocational/Learning Community​$140,080
​Bunk 57 Ministries-Youth Discipleship​$60,188

JCPC meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month and are open to the public.

JCPC Regular Virtual Meeting  

Thursday, June 2nd  at 4:30 PM: 



**The WebEx link will remain the same for the meetings throughout 2022 while the full JCPC Council continues to meet remotely**




When it’s time join the scheduled WebEx meeting here on June 2nd

Occurs the first Thursday of every month effective Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

4:30 PM  |  (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)  |  1 hr



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Office Location:

Criminal Justice Services
715 E. 4th St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Criminal Justice Services

Key Initiatives