HOPE (Helping Offenders Prosper Effectively) Court
HOPE Court is a specialized docket to assist mentally ill defendants in leading stable, safe, and law-abiding lives in our community.
HOPE Court is designed to divert offenders away from jail and into mental health treatment which is monitored by the Court.
The goals of the program are to keep participants psychiatrically stable and crime free by assisting them in making healthy changes and better choices in their lives.
The HOPE Court team develops a treatment plan based on the participant’s needs.
There is a limit of 10 participants at a time; 5 participants assigned to each judge.