FIRS Program for Juveniles Exhibits Amazing Outcomes
Within a year of its inception, the impact of a new King County program aimed at reducing further involvement in the juvenile justice system is unprecedented: Compared to the same nine-month period last year, juvenile domestic violence case filings have dropped 62 percent. Pioneer is proud to be a partner in the Seattle program.
Families and youth who have used the FIRS center and counseling services have expressed gratitude and relief that the program was around during a time of crisis.
“As traumatic as this was, the result is already much improved at home,” one parent wrote to a Juvenile Court probation counselor. “I am so grateful for FIRS. I wish this program existed everywhere.” Read full article HERE.