§ 950-1-1-.02. Purpose
The purpose of this Act is to promote and safeguard the social well-being and general welfare of the youth of the state through a comprehensive and coordinated program of public services for the prevention of juvenile delinquency and the rehabilitation of delinquent youth. This State program shall provide the following:
(a) social and educational services and facilities for any youth whom a juvenile judge deems in need of such state services;
(b) the establishment of standards for social and educational services and facilities for such youth;
(c) cooperation with public and voluntary agencies, organizations, and citizen groups in the development and coordination of programs and activities directed toward the prevention, control and treatment of delinquency;
(d) the promotion and improvement of community conditions, programs, and resources to aid parents in discharging their responsibilities for the care, development and well-being of their children;
(e) and the promotion of improved communications between the public and voluntary agencies and bodies of this state responsible for said youth, and the juvenile courts of this state.
Author: Department of Youth Services
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, § 44-1-1.
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