Drug Courts are specifically designed court calendars that provide an alternative to traditional criminal justice prosecution for non-violent drug-related offenses. Program goals include reducing recidivism and substance abuse among offenders and increase the likelihood of successful rehabilitation.
Juvenile Drug Courts provide intensive judicial intervention and community supervision of juveniles involved in substance abuse that is not generally available through the traditional court process.
Girls Court is a collaborative approach in assisting victims of human trafficking with a focus of providing services rather than conviction or detention.
Court for the Individualized Treatment of Adolescents (CITA) is for youth in the juvenile justice system who have been identified as having a significant mental illness. The goal of CITA is to effectively manage the complex problems presented by mentally ill youth who commit delinquent acts through appropriate mental health treatment in the community.
Mental Health Courts are a type of problem-solving court that provides specific services and treatment of defendants dealing with mental illness. This is an alternative to the traditional court system by connecting defendants to a variety of rehabilitative services and support services in order to reduce criminal activity and improve quality of life.
Shelter Court is a specialized court session held every month in the city of Rancho Cucamonga for homeless individuals who need to resolve open misdemeanor and infraction cases. Homeless individuals can start the process of restoring benefits and obtaining their driver’s license which were once on hold. Since 2017, Shelter Court has served thousands of homeless individuals with open misdemeanor or infraction cases. Annually, Shelter Court participates in the Stand Down event for homeless at-risk veterans in the Inland Empire and other specialty outreach events in collaboration with justice partners and community organizations.
Veteran’s Treatment Court targets the root causes of a veterans’ criminal behavior. The goal of Veteran’s Treatment Court is to resolve criminal cases through treatment and support. Veterans take part in a program tailored to address their needs, with judicial supervision, other veterans, treatment providers, mentors and support teams.