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 Facilitator:

Felicia Cummings 307-233-4265