Neaves-Davis Juvenile Center

County Juvenile

Last Updated: June 28, 2019
817 Cook Ave Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35801

Neaves-Davis Juvenile Center is for County Juvenile offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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The Neaves-Davis Juvenile Center is a medium to low-security detention center located at 817 Cook Ave Northwest Huntsville, AL that is operated locally by the Juvenile Justice Department and holds youths awaiting the determination of punishment for the crimes of which they are accused. Most of the adolescents are here for less than two years.

The juvenile justice system differs from the adult system, focusing on rehabilitation and recognizing the developmental differences in juveniles. It aims to protect both the child and the public and helps juveniles become productive adults.

Juveniles are detained if they pose a threat, may miss court, or violate court orders. Parental involvement is crucial for effective supervision and rehabilitation.

Key differences in terminology include "taken into custody" instead of "arrest" and "supervision" instead of "probation." Referrals usually come from law enforcement, and an intake social worker decides the juvenile's placement. An inquiry can lead to dismissal, corrective action, or court involvement.

The process includes a plea hearing, possible evaluations, a pre-trial conference, a fact-finding hearing, and a dispositional hearing to determine the case's outcome. Parents may need to cover associated costs.

The Neaves-Davis Center for Children provides Juvenile Probation Services for Madison County. The Madison County Juvenile Probation Department works under the direction of the District Court Juvenile Judges. The overall philosophy of juvenile probation is directed towards promoting accountability and providing rehabilitative assistance for juveniles and the families involved in the juvenile court system.

Juvenile probation services include a 24 hour Intake department consisting of probation officers who are authorized to accept and process delinquent complaints, brought forth by law enforcement agencies and victims, pertaining to juveniles. The intake department is responsible for determining whether alleged complaints brought on juveniles are handled through the use of informal means, referral to other agencies or programs, or official court hearings. Intake officers are also responsible for determining whether a juvenile who is taken into custody by a law enforcement agency should be admitted into secure detention pending a 72 hours hearing. In addition, the intake department provides walk-in assistance to parents who are seeking information on treatment programs for their children.

Juvenile probation also includes court supervision officers who are responsible for monitoring juveniles who have been placed on formal court ordered probation by a District Court Judge. Court probation officers are responsible for assessing the needs of juveniles and their families in an attempt to make appropriate referrals to treatment programs such as counseling, drug treatment, Intensive in-home treatment, or mental health counseling. Court supervision officers provide the juvenile courts with reports and recommendations regarding appropriate rehabilitative sanctions for adjudicated juveniles, while taking into account the best interest of the juvenile and the community.

The Neaves-Davis Center for Children is a 48 bed juvenile detention facility operated by Madison County in accordance with licensing standards set forth by the Alabama Department of Youth Services. The NDCC serves as a secure detention facility for delinquent juveniles detained by court order pending court hearings or acceptance in to rehabilitative treatment programs. The Neaves-Davis Center for Children is audited annually by the Alabama Department of Youth Services, the Madison County Department of Health and the Huntsville Fire Department with regard to health and safety issues. The NDCC is also compliant with Federal government standards such as – the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). In efforts to comply with (PREA) standards, this facility has developed a Zero Tolerance Policy against sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment.

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Juvenile facilities overseen by Madison County do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

Visitation Information

Visitation for residents: Monday's 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Saturday's 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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