Northwest Regional Adult Drug Treatment Court
The Northwest Regional Adult Drug Treatment Court will serve the City of Winchester and Counties of Clarke and Frederick. The goals of the Court are to:
1. Promote public safety by treating addiction and substance abuse among non-violent offenders involved in the judicial system
2. Reduce recidivism and criminal offenses in the community
Who May Participate
The Drug Treatment Court Program admits probationers who have violated the terms and conditions of probation due to a substance use disorder as well as those charged with non-violent felony offenses that were motivated by or closely related to the use of drugs or alcohol. There are many conditions that must be met by probationers who enter the program, and all admissions must be voluntary. The Commonwealth’s Attorney must approve the referral in order for individuals to participate.
The Court will begin accepting referrals on July 1, 2016 and the first court docket will be on August 16, 2016. Individuals who are interested in being considered for the Drug Treatment Court should consult with their attorney. In order to be eligible for Drug Treatment Court it must be determined through assessments that the individual is a high risk supervision offender and that he/she has a substance use disorder.