Juvenile Justice Reform Implementation In Schools

The Ministry of Social Development says it is working with schools across the nation as it moves forward with the implementation of the OECS Juvenile Justice Reform (JJR) Project.

The projectis aimed at developing rehabilitative programs for young people who have had to go through the Justice System.

National Co-ordinator Merissa Finch-Burke, says significant emphasis is now being placed on the operationalization of the Rehabilitative Centre at the Liberty Lodge Boys Training Centre.

Mrs. Finch-Burke said the Ministry has also started a Truant Students program in a number of Secondary Schools.