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Texas Juvenile Probation Commission
Purchaser: Texas Juvenile Probation Commission
Program: Medical Services under Community Corrections and State Aid Budgets

Description: The Texas Juvenile Probation Commission (TJPC) provides training, technical assistance, monitoring, and partial funding for county juvenile probation departments. TJPC works with local juvenile boards and administers the Community Corrections program.

TJPC purchases medical services for juveniles who are under intensive supervision in 168 juvenile probation departments. These services are primarily for youth who are in detention or in long-term residential placement, which can be in a treatment setting, such as a boot camp, or in jail. Medical services include doctor and dental services, prescriptions, and hospital care.

TJPC spent more than $1.3 million on health care for juveniles in fiscal 1998.

Texas Total, Fiscal 1998
Amount spent: $1,388,124  
  $743,361 Community Corrections
  $644,763 State Aid Budgets
No administrative costs available.
Type of Funding: All General Revenue

Source: Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, State Aid Management Information System