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Juvenile Crime Prevention

Aug 05, 2021, by Maurice Davis in Juvenile Law
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When minors are arrested and charged with crimes, their entire lives can be permanently affected. Despite being juveniles, there are harsh consequences that come with juvenile crime convictions. If you have concerns that your child is at-risk, running with the wrong crowd, or faces criminal charges, we can help.

Davis Law Group is passionate about our Detroit community. We want to help prevent at-risk youth from making choices that have harmful lifelong consequences.

Here are some resources that could benefit your family if you have a child in your life who is at risk for juvenile crime charges.

Michigan Juvenile Justice System Crime Prevention Initiatives

The following organizations work in conjunction with the Michigan juvenile justice system to reduce and prevent juvenile crime across the state. These programs could make an incredible difference in a youngster’s life choices.

Contact these offices for eligibility criteria and more information if you are interested in signing your at-risk youth up for any of these programs:

Central Care Management Organization Center for Youth and Families
3031 West Grand Blvd, Suite 370
New Center One
Detroit, MI 48202
313-875-2092

Detroit City Police Department Eleventh Precinct
5100 East Nevada St.
Detroit, MI 48234
313-596-2520

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
1211 Trumbull St.
Detroit, MI 48216
313-967-4880

Jackson Public Schools
1226 South Wisner St.
Jackson, MI 49203
517-841-3900

Bullying Prevention Advocacy and Support in Michigan

Bullied youth and bullies are both at risk for harmful behaviors. The following organizations offer anti-bullying advocacy, prevention, and classes for families struggling to understand and cope with bullying. Whether your child is on the giving or receiving end of bullying, these programs offer help and hope.

Michigan Alliance for Families
1325 S Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910
800-552-4821

Chippewa Valley Coalition for Youth and Families
19120 Cass Ave.
Clinton Township, MI 48038
586-723-2360

Sterling Heights Drug-Free Coalition
Sterling Heights Police Dept.
40333 Dodge Park Rd.
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Detroit Recreational Programs

Children and teens with mentors and access to healthy activities are the best ways to reduce juvenile crime. Here are some of the most highly recommended recreational programs in Detroit.

Alternatives for Girls
903 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208
313-361-4000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit
7700 Second Ave., Suite 602
Detroit, MI 48206
(313) 309-0500

Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance’s Cody Rouge Youth Council
Don Bosco Hall Community Resource Center
19321 W. Chicago St.
Detroit, MI 48228
313-397-9280

Programs for Teen Parents in Detroit

Many juveniles who become parents as teens make poor decisions due to a lack of maturity, resources, and support. These programs help teen parents across Detroit and the state of Michigan to make positive choices for themselves and their children.

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries
150 Stimson St.
Detroit, MI 48201
313-993-4700

Michigan Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Program
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
14061 Lappin St., Detroit, MI 48205
313-372-6200

Teen Infant Parenting Services
26645 W 6 Mile Rd

Redford Charter Twp., MI 48240
313-531-4060

SisterFriends Detroit
100 Mack Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
313-961-BABY

Contact a Juvenile Crime Attorney Today

You could spare your child from crime using the proactive resources above. If your child was arrested, contact an attorney who understands juvenile offenders. You want to do all you can to prevent your child from irrevocable harm.

Get a no-cost, risk-free case review from the Davis Law Group to discuss your concerns. Call our juvenile crime lawyers today at 313-818-3238, or use our quick contact form.