Person in Need of Supervision (PINS) Diversion Program
The Family Support PINS Diversion Program began in February 2003 and is the point of entry for PINS Diversion services in Herkimer County. Services provided include a formal assessment, in home counseling, case management, family support, respite and mentoring for at-risk youth. The goal of this program is to prevent youth from being placed outside the home, based on incorrigible behaviors.
Herkimer County youth up to age 18 that are considered to be incorrigible, ungovernable, truant, a runaway or using marijuana.
Referral Procedure:Parent, school or police agencies must contact program supervisor for eligibility interview.
Client Fees: None