In January, Williamson County was awarded a grant, via the Lone Star Justice Alliance (LSJA), to support a new program, Second Chance Community Improvement Program (SCCIP), which provides an alternative to incarceration for emerging adults.
Defined as individuals age 17-24 years, these offenders are too old
Williamson County Juvenile Services held a special ceremony during their January board meeting. Director Scott Matthew recognized retiring Director of Facilities Allan Bijou, who spent the entirety of his 32-year career with the county in service to the Juvenile Center. With family, friends and colleagues
Angela Hardin and Wolf attended Williamson County Juvenile Justice Center's first Behavioral Health in the Legal and Justice Systems Conference Nov 17th. Wolf is training to be a therapy dog; just one of the increasingly useful tools in the box for better emotional health.
Georgetown senior Hannah Matthew officially signed her commitment letter to attend Trinity International University in Chicago on a Volleyball scholarship.
Surrounded by family and more than 60 of her closest friends, Hannah said she is very excited about the next chapter in her career and education.
The Williamson County Juvenile Justice Center recently implemented a new and groundbreaking program that, according to District Judge Stacey Mathews, is already being looked to for duplication state-wide.
"Being at the forefront of juvenile rehabilitation and care is nothing new for Williamson County and this is