New Harbor Juvenile Assessment Center opens in Henderson

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A 5th Harbor Juvenile Assessment Center has opened to service Clark County residents successful the southeast portion of the valley.

The wrap-around work halfway volition present assistance kids and families successful an further bureau successful Henderson, located astatine 98 E. Lake Mead Parkway, Suite 207, the region said successful a Monday quality release.

The Harbor is simply a public-private concern that offers diversion services to forestall children from entering the juvenile justness system. Services place and code problematic behaviour oregon deliquency done tribunal diversion programs, tutoring, acquisition support, mentoring, counseling and more.

The metropolis of Henderson volition wage astir $27,420 for the archetypal lease the bureau abstraction for the caller determination with an yearly summation of 3 percent, Senior Public Information Officer Kathleen Richards said. It’s a 2,000-square-feet bureau located successful the St. Rose Dominican Medical Plaza and includes a reception area, youth-friendly lounge and play area, offices and a league room.

“The opening of a Harbor Juvenile Assessment Center successful Henderson volition bring captious supportive services to our assemblage to assistance at-risk younker and their families who mightiness different get mislaid successful the juvenile justness system,” Henderson Mayor Debra March said successful a statement. “By providing aboriginal involution and improving entree to the due resources, we tin support Henderson kids successful schoolhouse and guarantee they person a agleam future.”

Eagle Quest, a counseling and behavorial wellness work provider, volition negociate the Henderson site, according to the release. It besides manages 3 different Harbor locations successful Las Vegas.

Partnering agencies see Clark County School District, the Nevada Departments of Health and Human Services and Child and Family Services, Clark County Family Court, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, country constabulary departments and nonprofits specified arsenic Three Square nutrient bank.

Officials estimation that Harbor locations person served much than 17,000 children and their families since opening successful October 2016. Most Harbor clients are referred by the schoolhouse district, though astir a 4th of clients are walk-ins from the community, according to the release. Police besides driblet disconnected kids astatine Harbor locations alternatively of the juvenile detention center, oregon intake unit astatine the detention halfway divert kids to a Harbor Center, to debar first-time oregon low-level offenses.

The Harbor has 4 different locations crossed the valley: 861 N. Mojave Road; 3001 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard; 6161 W. Charleston Blvd.; and 2000 E. Flamingo Road.

All locations run from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

McKenna Ross is simply a corps subordinate with Report for America, a nationalist work programme that places journalists into section newsrooms. Contact her astatine mross@reviewjournal.com. Follow @mckenna_ross_ connected Twitter.

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