Miami-Dade County Teen Court
Due to social distancing requirements resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County Teen Court is currently holding virtual court sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 4 p.m. and are not holding court at its physical locations. Please contact Miami-Dade County Teen Court via [email protected] for more information about the virtual court sessions. Teen Court will resume to in person sessions Oct. 1.
Miami-Dade County Teen Court is more than just a second chances juvenile justice program. It Is youth empowerment, leadership development, civic engagement, and career exposure. The program’s mission is to change the lives of young people by advocating and creating opportunities for youth to develop into responsible citizens. Miami-Dade Teen Court is part of a national network of teen and peer courts and the largest chapter in the state.
Over the past 23 years, Teen Court has provided more than 7,800 youth an opportunity to correct their wrongs as well as an opportunity to be exposed to new career pathways for an up close and personal experience that otherwise could not be afforded to them. The opportunity afforded by Teen Court has produced many success stories including former participants that are now attorneys and career professionals.