Program Details

Dona Ana County Teen Court

Program ID 295
Program Name Dona Ana County Teen Court
Location: Mesilla, New Mexico
Street Address 2251 Calle de Santiago
Mesilla
New Mexico 88046
Mailing Address P.O. Drawer W
Mesilla
New Mexico 88046
Phone Numbers (505) 647-2154
Fax (505) 647-2158
E-mail dacteencourt@zianet.com
Web Site http://www.zianet.com/dacteencourt
Eligibility First time offender or must not have participated with teen court within the last 12 months. Must be non-violent, non-gang affiliated. Determined on a case to case basis.
Gender Served  
Ages Served 08-11,12-14,15-17,18-21
Capacity  
Funding Sources DWI and District Court
Non-profit Yes
Description Dona Ana Teen Court was established in 1994 as an alternative sentencing program for teenage first offenders. Offers an alternative to the formal juvenile justice system while allowing teens to be accountable for their actions. The primary benefits include intervention/prevention and education. Teen court supports the philosopy of breaking the cycle of behavior leading to criminal activity.
Contract Division  
Client Populations General Juvenile Focus
Non-adjudicated Youth
Services Offered Education
Family
Mental Health
Placement
Prevention and Early Intervention
Substance Abuse
Counties Served Dona Ana
State-wide No
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