Sep 20 2005

Graham Announces $335,000 for Aiken County Juvenile Drug Court

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced the Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office will receive a $335,385 grant to operate a juvenile drug court in Aiken County. The court will serve non-violent juveniles ages twelve to seventeen with no history of violent offenses or long-term incarceration. The funds will be used primarily for intervention and treatment, and to improve family function through parental awareness, structure, and guidance. The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice. ####