Cass County Programs
The Cass County Juvenile Office offers community service as a means for youthful offenders to "pay back" to the community for their offenses.
Youth are matched with volunteer positions at various nonprofit organizations in Cass County, and assigned a specific number of hours to work for their community service.
In 2012, 255 youth were referred to the Community Service Program. Those youth completed 1,807 hours of community service at the following sites:
These educational programs are conducted in a group setting, and designed to address issues that led to the youth becoming involved with the juvenile justice system and to help them become productive young adults. Included in the array of educational classes are: