The Town of Enfield Youth Services (EYS) and the Enfield Police Department (EPD) created a Juvenile Review Board (JRB) in September 1965 and was funded as a federal demonstration project grant from the Office of Juvenile Delinquency. It was the first JRB established in the State of Connecticut.
The Enfield Juvenile Review Board was created as a diversionary program for youth as an alternative to Juvenile Court with the belief and understanding youth were better served in their community. The JRB continues to divert more than 100 youth annually from Juvenile Court.
The JRB just celebrated it’s 50th anniversary! Congrats to the JRB for 50 years of outstanding partnerships and service to the youth in Enfield.