Alva Review-Courier -

Kansas county to offer skills program for juvenile offenders


January 28, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A county corrections department in northeast Kansas plans to offer a skills program for juvenile offenders to help them find employment upon release.

Shawnee County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve a contract between the corrections department and the Topeka Youth Project, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported . The contract permits the department to pay the nonprofit $5,000 to administer the work-life skills program this year.

Corrections Director Brian Cole said the program will be financed through the department's wellness account, at no cost to tax...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021