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Intake Department 
  • Screen all delinquency and unruly complaints filed with the Court and refer to Judge/Magistrate for formal court action or Diversion/Mediation for inform action.    
  • Complete risk assessments on youth admitted to detention center who are not on probation.    
  • Emergency intervention appointments for youth charged with unruly or runaway charges Monday-Friday at 9am.    
  • Assist parents requesting help with an unruly child when charges have not yet been filed.    
  • Handle cases of youth referred for informal action through development of plan to address the charge, the behaviors that led to the charge and a plan to avoid further contact with Juvenile Court.    
  • Provide skill classes, Mediation and Family Group Conferencing for both youth referred by the Judge or Magistrate and youth whose cases are being handled informally.    
  • Referrals to other agencies for additional services not provided by the Court; for example mental health and drug/alcohol treatment.
  • Work with local schools to address truancy and school behavior, including home visits, school visits, attendance at school meetings and other services to help identify and address barriers that prevent youth from attending school.    
Mary M. Bower - Director of Intake
Hours - 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friday
Location - 323 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
Telephone - 419-627-7764
 
Mediation/Diversion Staff
                     Margaret Black                419-627-7521                    
Michelle Deichler              419-627-7520
Shelisa Johnson                 419-624-6317 
Cindy Franketti Owen      419-627-7623 
Hours - 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friday
Location - 221 West Parish Street, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
 
Truancy/School Attendance Counselors
Mark Michel                        419-627-6351
  John Zadell                          419-627-7584   
Hours - 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday
8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friday
Location - 323 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio 44870

 

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