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The following criteria determines a child's eligibility for the JDC Program.

  • Child is between the ages of 14 and 17 years old
  • Child has several referrals to the juvenile probation office that are related to drug or alcohol use
  • Child is currently on probation or will be placed on probation for at least a year
  • Child has used drugs or alcohol in the past 90 days or is currently in an inpatient treatment facility
  • Child has tried other substance abuse treatment in the past but continues to struggle with sobriety
  • Child’s substance abuse is affecting the child’s work, school or home life
  • Child’s substance abuse is putting the child’s life in danger (ie: drunk driving or running away)
  • Child’s substance abuse is negatively affecting the child’s decision making
  • Child continues to use drugs or alcohol despite sanctions or negative consequences

How to Apply

The JDC Program accepts referrals from the following sources:

  • Child’s Probation Officer
  • Child’s Attorney
  • District Court Judge
  • Children’s Court Attorney

Services Provided

  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Moral Reconation Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention Group
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Parent Support Group
  • No cost treatment that does not require Medicaid coverage

Support Services

  • Community Support Workers
  • Juvenile Community Corrections
  • Regular drug testing
  • Parenting Classes
  • GED classes
  • Community Support Groups
  • Mentor Dinners
  • Experiential and adventure based programming


John E. Brown Juvenile Justice Center
5100 Second St. NW
Albuquerque, NM  87107


Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 505-841-7456

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