Reclaiming Futures in the Mountains of Kentucky


Christie Turner
Kentucky River Community Care
3830 Highway 15 South
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: 606-666-7591 x1020


About Us

At Reclaiming Futures in the Mountains of Kentucky, we partnered with the courts, treatment facilities, juvenile justice, and communities in eight counties in the Appalachian Mountains to improve the quality of alcohol and drug treatment services available to youth in our justice system in the following ways:

  • Systematically assessed teens in the juvenile justice system for substance use
  • Provided drug and alcohol treatment to these youth and promoting accountability
  • Connected them with jobs, schools, and volunteer opportunities
  • Streamlined services and resources among agencies and counties
  • Influenced statewide reform in this area

Our Core Partners

  • Breathitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center
  • Court Designated Workers
  • District judges
  • Department for Juvenile Justice
  • Letcher County Juvenile Drug Court
  • Kentucky River Community Care, Inc
  • Kentucky State Police and local police
  • Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative and local school system
  • Knott County Juvenile Drug Court
  • Protection and Permanency

Funding Sources

Reclaiming Futures in the Mountains of Kentucky was one of 10 founding sites funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation between 2002 and 2007.

Learn More

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