Q: What is the number to the Yuba County Jail?
A: The Yuba County Sheriff's Department can be contacted at (530)749-7777. The Yuba County Jail web site is http://sheriff.co.yuba.ca.us/Divisions/Jail.aspx
Q: Do you have a Scared Straight Program?
A: We do not have a Sacred Straight Program. We encourage you to contact your local Probation Department for services.
Q: How do I sign my child up for the Camp Singer program and how old do they have to be?
A: The Camp Singer Program is a Court ordered program. Participants must be at least 14 years of age.
Q: Is there a waiting period before the youth may have visitors if he/she is sent to camp?
A: Typically, there is no waiting period.
Q: Can I send presents/money to the youth for their birthday and holidays?
A: Juvenile Institutions does not accept money for youths.
Q: I have doctor appointments I set for my child prior to being sent to camp. Do I need to cancel them?
A: The decision to cancel a pre-existing doctor appointment is determined with the input from Medical Staff, Deputy Probation Officer and Institutional Staff.
Q: Do I have to put Camp Singer on the envelope or just the youth’s name with the address?
A: Staff know where youth are housed. Addressing an envelope to the youth is sufficient.
Q: What resources do we provide for the youth while they are here. Will he see a therapist?
A: Tri County Juvenile Rehabilitation Facility offers many programs which include individual, group and family therapy.
Q: Can you provide outside service references for my out of control child? I don’t want to wait until he/she gets arrested.
A: Preventative services are provided by many County agencies. Please contact your local probation department for more information.
Q: How does your facility manage the female and male population. Do they interact during the day for activities?
A: Male and female population in Juvenile Hall and Camp Singer have different housing locations; however, they attend school, meals and programs together.
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