County of Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara County
Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission

 

JJDPC Commissioners:

John Celichowski

Gabriela Ferreira
Chair

John Forhan

Lynn Houston

Barbara Kate Repa
Secretary/Treasurer

Donna Tanney
Vice Chair


ABOUT THE COMMISSION

The Santa Barbara County Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission is responsible for inquiring into the administration of juvenile justice in the county.
Its duties include:

  • Conducting inspections of institutions authorized to house and service juveniles, as well as jails and lockups within the county used to confine minors
  • Reporting inspection findings to relevant legal and agency authorities, flagging any issues related to the safety and well-being of the young people involved
  • Holding hearings using the subpoena power of the juvenile court judge, and
  • Recommending changes to the provisions of the juvenile court law and policies to any administrator.

MEETINGS

JJDPC meetings are typically held on the fourth Thursday of each month, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., in person or by Zoom with appropriate Board authorization.

  • Next meeting: December 15, 2022
  • Proposed agenda: 

COMMISSIONER APPLICATIONS

The Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill additional spots on the Commission.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


FORMS


CONTACT INFORMATION

Santa Barbara County Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission
4285 B California Blvd., Santa Maria CA 93455
email: info@jjdpc.org