§ 950-4-7-.01. Introduction
(1) These guidelines of the Department of Youth Services Community Services Division were developed by departmental staff and approved by the Youth Services Board on March 22, 1985, as the "Community Subsidy Plan". They were revised July 15, 1985 with recommendations from Department of Youth Services licensed facility directors. On July ___, 2018 with recommendations from Department of Youth Services staff they were revised and renamed "Community Services Diversion Program".
(2) The Department of Youth Services is committed to the concept of effective rehabilitation of delinquent youth through the development and utilization of community based and community operated programs and facilities.
(3) The Department recognizes the need for financial assistance to community based programs to bring about well planned, coordinated and cooperative county-state efforts to improve outcomes for youth.
(4) These guidelines for the community diversion programs were developed to insure uniform opportunity for all counties to apply for any available funds and to establish standard criteria to be used to evaluate applications and to justify the allocations recommended for each applicant.(Adopted June 29, 1984; filed July 10, 1984. Emergency Repeal adopted March 22, 1985; filed May 10, 1985; effective May 10, 1985. Emergency Adoption of New Rule (same title) in lieu thereof March 22, 1985; filed Supp. September 30, 1985, May 10, 1985; effective May 10, 1985. Permanent Repeal adopted July 15, 1985; filed July 15, 1985; effective August 19, 1985. Permanent Adoption of new rule in lieu thereof July 15, 1985; filed July 15, 1985; effective August 19, 1985. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2018, eff. December 21, 2018.)
Author: Patrick J. Pendergast, Deputy Director for Community Services.
Statutory Authority: Title 44, Code of Ala. 1975, § 44-1-24(7), § 44-1-28.
Disclaimer: Lawrina makes great effort to keep legal information accurate and updated. However, we cannot guarantee that Section 950-4-7-.01 Introduction is an exact copy of the official text as updates may have been made. Please check the accuracy of the information provided against the official resources.