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Juvenile Drug Court FAQs

What are the criteria for participation in the Children's Court Drug Court Program?

  • Prior referrals for drug-related offenses
  • Prior referrals for non-drug-related offenses but crimes committed while under the influence.
  • No prior referrals but the child requests Drug Court because of self-admitted drug or alcohol dependency.
  • Self-referral as a result of a plea agreement for probation

How does a client get referred to the Children's Court Drug Court Program?

Referrals are received through the Juvenile Probation Office, treatment providers, attorneys, or may be court ordered.


John E. Brown Juvenile Justice Center
5100 Second St. NW
Albuquerque, NM  87107


Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 505-841-7456

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