Mission: Provide counseling, supervision, education and other forms of assistance to at-risk disadvantaged youth in monroe county, florida
Programs: A positive step of monroe county (apsmc)through the department of juvenile justice, assists juveniles who are re-entering the community after release from a residential commitment program. Aspmc offers case management services including educational involvement, monitoring, curfews, drug and alcohol testing, restitution, such as community service. Apsmc provides in-home family therapy to the youth and their families; strengthening the family unit and elevating the parent(s) to a level of authority needed to support the youth after re-entry into the community. Apsmc developed the first conditional release program operated in monroe county. Conditional release or aftercare is to juveniles what parole is to adults. Apsmc is an alternative to long term residential commitment programs.