CHINS (Child In Need of Supervision)


About the Program:

  • Available to youth ages 12-17

  • Can be referred by parent/caretaker or school district

  • Application process

  • CHINS Prevention services are provided at no charge

  • Case management service may include:

    • Intervention/education programming

    • Counseling

    • Weekly check-ins

    • Monitoring of school attendance/grades

    • Substance use reporting

CHINS is an assessment process for referral or placement of youth who:

  • Have not reached their 17th birthday

  • Are habitually truant or have run away from home

  • Habitually disobey reasonable and lawful demands of their parents

  • Or are ungovernable and beyond control.

Program Facilitators:

Felicia Cummings 307-233-4265
Justine Materi 307-233-4266