Collaborative Justice Programs

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The description of the programs below represent efforts by individual trial courts to enhance access
to justice throughout the state. If you are looking for specific guidance on any of these topics, please
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Elder Court – Contra Costa Superior Court
A special court docket for elder abuse cases including physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Through a partnership with non-profit organizations, seniors also receive individualized support from social services organizations.

Homeless Court - Ventura Superior Court
A special court session in collaboration with local shelters for the homeless to resolve outstanding minor offenses and warrants.

Veterans Treatment Court - Orange Superior Court
A dedicated criminal calendar offering therapeutic treatment instead of incarceration for combat veterans whose first offense stems from disorders arising from their combat experience.

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Community Outreach: Teen Court - Stopping Hate and Delinquency by Empowering Students (SHADES) - Los Angeles Superior Court
A specialized Teen Court that addresses bullying and youth crime rooted in hate and bias.

Justice Partners Collaboration: Community Justice Center - San Francisco Superior Court
A Collaborative Court and social service center provides defendants with access to case management, shelter placement, assistance with applying for benefits, on-site support groups, and service linkages to a wide variety of community providers.

Juvenile Delinquency: Succeeding Through Achievement and Resilience (STAR) Court - Los Angeles Superior Court
A partnership with the court and Probation to provide referrals to specialized services for underage victims of sex trafficking.

Tribal-State: Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Stakeholders Roundtable - Los Angeles Superior Court 
A stakeholders' roundtable created to bring together all Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) stakeholders in Los Angeles for quarterly meetings in an effort to improve relations, increase effective communication, work on collaborative projects, improve long standing issues, and overall provide better potential outcomes for Native American families.
 

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