Inside the Strickland Youth Center

Inside the Strickland Youth Center

A story by Devon Walsh featuring the Strickland Youth Center was shown on Mobile's WKRG - 5.   The story focused on the Juvenile Detention Center.  To see the story please click this link.    Mobile County Juvenile Detention Center  

Hear Judge Naman speak on Archangel Radio.

Hear Judge Naman speak on Archangel Radio.

Judge Edmond Naman and McGill Toolen Art Teacher Harlan Schwall were on the Live Hour WNGL Archangel Radio talking about their involvement with the Strickland Youth Center. Please click the following link to hear Judge Naman.  Judge Naman on talk radio More info on Archangel Radio, archangelradio.com - Captured Live on Ustream ath...

Danny Sylvester’s Dream Team

Danny Sylvester’s Dream Team

 July 7, 2014 What started out as a lunch conversation in Court Administration one day turned into a wonderful tribute to our friend and co-worker Alvin “Danny” Sylvester.    Danny worked with us in detention for ten years before retiring.  Those of us that worked with him knew him as a kind,...

Irish Cook Off 2014

Irish Cook Off 2014

Juvenile Court employees participated in the 13th annual Luck of the Irish Day Cook Off sponsored by the Mobile Exchange Club on March 16, 2014.  The Juvenile Court joined with AltaPointe and the Bridge in this years event.    The event raised money for The Family Center of Mobile which provides parenting education, supervised v...

 

How you can help

It's not up to adults and police to do something about youth violence. Adult solutions won't work by themselves. Youth can - and should - do something. If you want to start seeing changes in your school or where you live, here are some things that you should do:

  • be aware there is a problem.
  • recognize that violence affects everyone - anyone can be a victim.
  • talk about violence with your friends and family - take a stand.
  • don' t react to violence with more violence.
  • get together - find ways to help stop violence in your school or where you live before it happens.
  • if there's a youth council, get involved - help promote positive alternatives to youth and gang violence where you live.
  • call or write your local media - let them know the positive alternatives to youth and gang violence where you live.
  • learn the truth about violence in your community - don't let rumors run your life.
  • remember that violent teens are a minority - don't let their actions speak for all youth.

About Strickland

The philosophy of the Strickland youth Center is that helping a troubled youth requires the active participation of the Childs entire family.  Consistent with this philosophy, all treatment programs operated by the Center are designed to include the child’s family.

The total annual operating budget for the Strickland Youth Center is approximately 6.5 million dollars.  It is funded by Mobile County, the City of Mobile, the Department of Youth Services and various grants the State of Alabama.

Judge Naman

 

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"We are fighting for
the hearts and souls
of our children.
It's a fight that only
can be won by
community collaborations
and fresh and
innovative approaches
to building and
strengthening our
families"


 Edmond G. Naman
   Circuit Judge   

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Parent Information

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday

 

Visiting Hours for Detained Juveniles

Tuesday 6-7:30 PM 

Saturday 9-11 AM

 

Community Resources

Family Center of Mobile Web site
http://www.FamilyCenterMobile.org

Mobile County Health Department
http://www.MobileCountyHealth.org

Family Counseling Center of Mobile
http://www.LifelinesMobile.org

Boys and Girls Club of South Alabama 
http://www.bgcsouthal.org

 VISION STATEMENT 

THE JUVENILE COURT OF MOBILE COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING JUSTICE, PROTECTION, AND INSPIRATION THROUGH GUIDANCE, ACCOUNTABILITY, EDUCATION, AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS THEREBY EMPOWERING OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO REALIZE THEIR FULLEST POTENTIAL.