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Idaho youth crisis center gets $1.5M from Dept. of Juvenile Corrections

The multi-agency resource center will be staffed by plain-clothed juvenile diversion officers

By Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls Press

COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Children’s Village was selected by the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections to receive $1.5 million to build a multi-agency resource center on its campus.

According to a press release, once built, the center will be staffed by plain-clothed Kootenai County Juvenile Diversion officers. Additional state and private community organizations will also use the spaces for offices and internship placements.

“Kootenai County Juvenile Diversion is both honored and pleased to be able to partner with our fellow stakeholders to better serve the citizens of Kootenai County and the families that we work with,” said Douglas Hall, Kootenai County Juvenile Diversion supervisor. “We are excited for the potential that this assessment center brings to Kootenai County and are looking forward to the impact that it will have for many years to come.”

FULL STORY: Children’s Village receives $1.5M grant