Benefits of the Program

Benefits to Youth

Youth Peer Courts provides an opportunity for:

  • Job skills, experience and community service are learned by all youth involved
  • Offending and Non offending youth to interact in positive atmosphere
  • Offending youth experience consequences for behavior
  • Youth volunteers to learn about the judicial system

Benefit to the Community

Youth Peer Court provides a valuable service to the community. It educates young volunteers about the legal system; it hold young offenders accountable for their behavior without costing the taxpayers any additional funds. It also provides a valuable workforce for the community as young offenders work off their debt through community service work.