Diversion and Mediation program for juveniles was launched on November 15, 2010. Program gives one chance to juveniles, who have committed less grave crime first time.

Major purpose of the program is to return a full scale citizen to the society. For this very reason, rehabilitation and social reintegration of a juvenile is significantly important. In accordance with the bio-psycho-social drawn by a social worker, juvenile shall receive necessary services and shall be imposed to take obligation before a victim and / or before society.

State and various non-governmental organizations shall assist juveniles in finding the services.

As for the obligations, if the victim agrees to participate in the diversion process, juvenile shall be given opportunity to reimburse for the damage. In case there is no victim or victim refuses to participate in the diversion process, juvenile shall carry out community service activities.

In case juvenile properly fulfills all conditions of the contract, he /she will not be threatened to be placed in penitentiary institution and to have criminal records.

There are dozens of juveniles already participating in the program. They successfully implement conditions of the contract. It is worth mentioning that in many occasions, diversion conditions helped juveniles to reveal new interests, talents and to be professional developed and employed.

Success of the program depends not only on the juveniles and professionals involved in the program, but also on the environment of juveniles. Parents have the special role to play. Your involvement in the program shall help your child to reach success.

STATISTICS Diverted 5194   /   Repeated Crime 9