Orange County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC)


The N.C. Department of Public Safety partners with the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) to galvanize community leaders, locally and statewide, to reduce and prevent juvenile crime.

JCPC supports prevention and intervention programs that are making a difference for young people and their communities. Programs are typically focused on youth with behavioral issues and/ or involved in the court system. To learn more about the programs offered, please visit any Orange County Department of Social Services location or call (919) 245-2800. 


  • Sharron Hinton, Chairperson
  • Carol McClelland, Vice Chairperson

Council members are also appointed by county commissioners in the following areas:

  • County Commissioners
  • School System
  • Law Enforcement
  • County Judicial System
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Mental Health Community
  • Department of Social Services
  • Various County Departments
  • Youth
  • Others


  • 1st Friday of every other month (August, October, December, February, April, June)
  • Meeting locations change based on space availability

If you would like to be notified of meeting details, please email Rebekah Rapoza, JCPC Coordinator.  

Agendas and Minutes

Month Year
August 2021
October 2021
December 2021
February 2021
April 2021
June 2021

Request for Proposals

Organizations aiming to reduce youth violence and crime may be eligible for funding. To learn more and apply, please view the Orange County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council’s Request for Proposal (RFP) and RFP Program Type Descriptions for FY2023-24.

Additional Resources


If you would like more information about the work of JCPC, please email Rebekah Rapoza.