Community Court

Ribbon Cutting!

Community Court ribbon cutting

The Olympia Community Court celebrated their one year anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating their official launch on January 4th, 2017. Judge Ahlf, along with core team members Diane Whaley, Maryam Olson, Rocio Ferguson, Diana Duch, Monica Schneider, and Chandra Brady, had the honor of cutting the ribbon.

What is Community Court?

Judge Scott AhlfCommunity Court in a non-traditional approach that works to provide practical, targeted solutions rather than traditional punishment.

Working together with community partners specializing in housing services, education, employment, chemical dependency, health care, licensing, mental health services, and veterans services we offer the individual a hand-up, with the goal of restoring the person and community.

If eligible, the following offenses may be referred by the Prosecutor/Public Defender to Community Court:

  • Disorderly Conduct (except assaultive behavior)
  • DWLS3 (Driving with License Suspended)
  • Failure to Respond to Notice of Infraction
  • Littering
  • Marijuana Possession
  • MIP (Minor in Possession)
  • Pedestrian Interference
  • Theft 3
  • Trespass (except trespass on residential property)
  • Urinating in Public
  • Use of Drug Paraphernalia


When is Community Court?

  • Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  • Olympia Municipal Court, Courtroom 2, 900 Plum St SE

Our Partners

Northwest Resources

Northwest Resources II Inc. is a Washington State Certified Chemical Dependency Treatment Program with four locations specializing in addiction treatment. They offer chemical dependency assessments, DUI assessments, outpatient addiction treatment, alcohol and drug information school, and more. Learn more...

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council is a partner with Work Source that helps find employment opportunities for those in need. Pacific Mountain will help with employment security and developing job-finding skills such as creating resumes, cover letters, and applications. Learn more...

SeaMar

Sea Mar is a community health center that specializes in medical, dental, and mental/behavioral health assistance. Sea Mar can help with enrollment in health insurance and finding medical clinics to fit each person’s individual set of needs. They can also help with applying or renewing healthcare applications or food stamps. Learn more...

SideWalk

SideWalk helps men and women without children experiencing homelessness in the Thurston County community. Sidewalk can help with screening for local shelters and can conduct a Vulnerability Index to assess your level of need. They also maintain a vulnerability based waitlist for Drexel Housing and Quixote Village. Learn more...

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC)

SPSCC has many options for education that tailor to the specific goals, interests and learning styles of their students including; adult basic education, office career training, automotive service training, and options to get a diploma/GED (ages 21 and up). They also provide help with financial aid services and enrollment. Learn more...

Village Vans

Intercity Transit's Village Vans program is a FREE job skills and driver training program designed to help individuals build a career. In addition, Village Vans provides FREE transportation to help you look for work, get to medical appointments or the grocery store, and more. Learn more...


Questions?

Contact Diane Whaley at 360.753.8057 or dwhaley@ci.olympia.wa.us

Our Mission

We serve our communities with an unyielding commitment to provide clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care to individuals and families.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
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Lacey Clinic 

3773 Martin Way East, A-105

  • Chemical Dependency Assessments

  • DUI Assessments

  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Shelton I Clinic Location

235 S. 3rd Street

  • Chemical Dependency Assessments

  • DUI Assessments

  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Shelton II Office Location

121 N. 5th Street

Service Opportunity Sponsor

  • Intensive Case Management

  • Housing Case Management

Northwest Resources II Inc.

is a Washington State Certified Chemical Dependency Treatment Program with four locations specializing in Addiction Treatment, DUI Assessment and DUI Victims Impact Panel.

 

We have been serving Thurston and Mason Counties since 1993, including Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Shelton, Tenino, Chehalis and Centralia.  If someone you know is having problems with substance use, abuse, co-dependencies, let us help.

Our Mission

We serve our communities with an unyielding commitment to provide clinical excellence, extraordinary service and compassionate care to individuals and families.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 
4/10
 
 
 
 

Lacey Clinic 

3773 Martin Way East, A-105

  • Chemical Dependency Assessments

  • DUI Assessments

  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Shelton I Clinic Location

235 S. 3rd Street

  • Chemical Dependency Assessments

  • DUI Assessments

  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Shelton II Office Location

121 N. 5th Street

Service Opportunity Sponsor

  • Intensive Case Management

  • Housing Case Management

Northwest Resources II Inc.

is a Washington State Certified Chemical Dependency Treatment Program with four locations specializing in Addiction Treatment, DUI Assessment and DUI Victims Impact Panel.

 

We have been serving Thurston and Mason Counties since 1993, including Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, Shelton, Tenino, Chehalis and Centralia.  If someone you know is having problems with substance use, abuse, co-dependencies, let us help.