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Waukesha County Drug Treatment Court

LOCATION
414 West Moreland Boulevard
Suite 200
Waukesha, WI 53188

CONTACT INFORMATION
(262) 544-4600   
Fax: (262) 544-9456

HOURS
7am – 6pm  Monday – Thursday
7am – 4pm  Friday

 


WHY DRUG TREATMENT COURTS ARE NEEDED


"The scientific community has put Drug Courts under a microscope and concluded that Drug Courts work. Better than jail or prison. Better than probation and treatment alone. Drug Courts significantly reduce drug use and crime and are more cost-effective than any other proven criminal justice strategy.”                       
National Association of Drug Court Professionals


THE FACTS ARE:

   ► Drug Courts REDUCE CRIME

   ► Drug Courts SAVE MONEY

   ► Drug Courts ENSURE COMPLIANCE

   ► Drug Courts RESTORE FAMILIES

     To view the research that supports these facts,  
     CLICK HERE.


ABOUT THE WAUKESHA COUNTY DRUG TREATMENT COURT

Implemented in 2012, The Waukesha County Drug Treatment Court is one of 50 Drug Treatment Courts in Wisconsin.  It is a post plea, pre-predisposition program, offering participants the opportunity amend their current criminal charges pending with the Court to a lesser charge based on successful completion of the rigorous.

► PROGRAM GOAL
The primary goal of the program is to offer participants the opportunity to break the cycle of addiction, improve the chances of a sober, crime free and healthy life, as well as contribute to a safer community.

► PROGRAM PHASES
The Drug Treatment Court program consists of four phases, with a minimum timeline for each phase and specific requirements/expectations the participants must fulfill to be promoted by the Drug Treatment Court Team to the next phase.  The team consists of the Judge, a representative from the District Attorney’s Office, the Public Defender, staff from Wisconsin Community Services (WCS), the Sheriff’s Department, Department of Health & Human Services, and Probation.

► PROGRAM DURATION
The length of stay in the program is dependent on each participant’s progress as he/she moves through the four phases. Graduation may occur within one year, but it could take longer based on the participant’s treatment needs and compliance with program requirements.

► PROGRAM SUCCESS

  • January 2016-December 2016: 90 participated, 34 graduated, 14 discharged, 48 active

  • Program to Date: 183 participated, 74 graduated, 61 discharged, 48 active

 
 

 

"The Waukesha Drug Treatment Court program gave me a whole new outlook on life."
(T.N., 2013 Waukesha Drug Treatment Court Graduate)


PROGRAM HANDBOOK
•  Waukesha County Drug Court Participant Handbook

PROGRAM BROCHURE




The Waukesha Drug Treatment Court is a collaborative effort between Waukesha County and 
Wisconsin Community Services, Inc. (WCS)