Youth Enrichment Services Programs

These programs are either court-ordered or the youth must be referred to the program by their probation counselor.

DAY FOR DAY—The day for day program is a component of the P.A.S.S. program where youth attend their regular school programming during school hours and may have home-based monitoring during curfew hours.  This program has court staffing that visits each participant in their school to help ensure a successful and seamless transition for the youth from the P.A.S.S. program back into their community-based school.

J.E.T.S.—The Juvenile Educational Transitional Services Program is a program tailored to suit the needs of youth that are in a transitional phase of their schooling.  Components of the programs are:  GED pre-testing, GED testing, community school reintegration, job seeking and resume building.  

MONITORING: The home-based monitoring system, Shadowtrack, is a computer based telephone system designed to monitor a youth on court-ordered home confinement.

P.A.S.S.—The Program Alternative to Structured Sentencing Program is a detention alternative that operates as a day reporting program. It recognizes the importance of holding the participant accountable while providing the opportunity to perform community service in addition to a full school schedule.  

S.T.E.P. - The Snohomish Teen Evening Program is a program tailored to suit the needs of youths that are in a community-based school program during normal school hours. The  Program aims to provide participants with opportunities to increase pro-social connections to the community and learn and explore the diversity of cultures that make up the fabric of Snohomish County.  STEP operates two nights a week.  The Monday evening programming teaches youth to use community connections and resources.  On Tuesday evenings participants will engage in culturally-based community events located throughout Snohomish County.  

S.W.A.P. - The Structured Weekend Alternative Program is a detention alternative that operates as a weekend reporting program. It recognizes the need to hold the youth accountable, at the same time permitting the youth to remain in the community to participate in constructive activities.

T.C.A.P.—The Treatment Court Alternative Program is a detention alternative program that operates as a site-based work crew program on the weekends specifically for Treatment Court involved youth.  It holds participants accountable and teaches youth community service-based work skills.

TRAILS TO SUCCESS—The trails program is a two-week employment training program for court-involved youth interested in seeking employment and education. Youths participate in community projects in a partnership with Snohomish County Parks, WorkSource, ESD 189 and Youth Enrichment Services.The program is designed to:

 · Increase skills and competencies needed for success in a work setting and an educational environment.
 · Equip youth with social support and additional resources for future employment.
 · Provide youth with a financial incentive, a portion of which will be applied towards court fines and restitution.