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Services to Juveniles & Families

The Department of Juvenile Services provides a variety of services to Youth and Families in Washoe County.  We have 2 offices serving Washoe County residents between the ages of 8 to 18 years old.  Each juvenile's case is handled individually, based on the offense and its circumstances. 

Case Processing & Probation Services - Informal and/or formal supervision of juveniles that have been referred by a law enforcement agency.  What to expect if your child has been recently arrested or cited.  We have 8 specialized units providing services to youth and families.  Detailed information about these units.

  • Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center, 650 Ferrari-McLeod Blvd. - 325-7800
  • The WCJS Sparks Office, 2395 E. Prater Way  - 856-4600

Community Based Services (i.e. work program, community service) for youth and families after referral by a law enforcement agency. Community Resource List providing a list of community based services available to youth and families.

  • Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center, 650 Ferrari-McLeod Blvd. - 325-7800

Victim Services - Services to victims of juvenile offenders.

  • Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center, 650 Ferrari-McLeod Blvd. - 325-7800

Juvenile Traffic Court - Traffic Court for all youth arrested or cited for a traffic offense in Washoe County.

  • Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center, 650 Ferrari-McLeod Blvd. - 325-7800

For information by telephone contact 775-325-7800