Juvenile Crime Prevention Council


The purpose of the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is to review the needs of the juvenile population in the county who are at risk of delinquency or who have been adjudicated undisciplined or delinquent, to ensure that appropriate intermediate dispositional options are available, and to make recommendations to the board of commissioners on the level of state funding to be awarded to local delinquency prevention programs.

Meeting Schedule (All Meetings Are Open to the Public):
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor's Executive Order, the JCPC meetings are being held by WebEx.  At this time, the next meeting will be January 12, 2021 at 12:30pm.  If you would like to join the meeting, please contact Melissa Poteat at mpoteat@co.iredell.nc.us for the meeting link and information.  Our meetings are normally the second Tuesday of the month.  

Iredell County JCPC is se

eking program proposals:
Iredell County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is seeking proposals for programs that will serve delinquent and at-risk youth.  Iredell County JCPC is focused on programs that will address substance abuse treatment or assessment, school behavior problems, pro-social peer rejection and association with other delinquent activity, and a lack of parental supervision.  More details can be found at the link below.


Special Meetings:

Funding Meeting:  February 16, 2020 at 8:30am via WebEx.  This meeting is for program presentations and to reach a funding recommendation to present at the March 9, 2020 JCPC meeting.  If you would like to join the meeting, please contact Melissa Poteat at mpoteat@co.iredell.nc.us for the meeting link and information.

JCPC Member Vacancies:
-A member of the faith community
-Two persons under the age of 21, or one person under the age of 21 and one member of the public             representing the interests of families of at-risk juveniles

If you are interested in filling one of the open vacancies, please contact Melissa Poteat-JCPC Administrative Assistant @ mpoteat@co.iredell.nc.us.  

Note: All applicants must be reviewed and recommended by the Council’s nominating committee.

Statutory authority: G.S. 147-33.61