If you have been issued a citation for an alcohol possession/consumption offense, a possession of drug paraphernalia offense, or a misdemeanor drug related offense, and if you are a first time offender under the age of 21, you may be eligible to avoid the court process and the possible consequences of conviction by attending a specially designed education program.
This program DOES NOT apply to DUI, DWAI, or WEAPONS related alcohol or drug offenses.
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Jefferson County’s Youth Alcohol Intervention Program (YAIP) is a drug and alcohol prevention and education program for adolescents, young adults, and families. It also provides an opportunity to have your charges dismissed and no criminal/juvenile record showing a conviction for the offense.
Anyone under the age of 21 years old that is a first time offender with:
If you complete the program, charges may be dismissed. (Program does not apply to DUI, DWAI, or weapons-related alcohol or drug offenses.) You may avoid having a criminal/juvenile record of this offense if the charge is dismissed. Upon satisfactory completion, you will be provided a certificate which you will then need to present in court.
Step #1 - Assessment
Step #2 - Saturday Class
Step #3 - Wednesday or Thursday Class
An additional session may be required for participants based on their assessment scores. Participants or their parent/guardian may request this additional session at no cost.
Just call the YAIP coordinator for DFTC at (303)-456-0600 ext. 138.
The cost of the program is $130.00 and is due in full at the time of the assessment. We accept cash and credit/debit cards. You are responsible to pay this cost as a condition of the program. Reduced rates are available for participants who are currently enrolled in the Jefferson County free meal program. Proof of participation is required.
The assessment and classes are done at DFTC’s Wheat Ridge location. They are located at 4891 Independence Street, Suite #165, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. Click here for a map.
Denver Family Therapy Center (DFTC) offers you and your family a wide range of counseling services.