Diversion Online Scheduling

ATTENTION!

Diversion is still open and operating remotely. We have switched to virtual meetings due to COVID-19.

Please note that while our calendars are location specific, we are currently scheduling for ALL intakes to take place online via Zoom for the time being.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your diversion counselor or case manager (if one has been assigned to you).  If you have not yet been assigned to a counselor and have questions about your intake appointment or need assistance setting up an intake appointment, please email diversion@da18.state.co.us

Scheduling Instructions

Sexual Offenses : If you/your child has been referred to the Diversion Counseling Program for a case involving a sexual offense (ie: incest, indecent exposure, sexual assault, sexual contact no consent, etc.) please schedule an intake in Castle Rock or Centennial and choose the option “Sex Offense Intake Appointment”  or by contacting diversion’s administrative assistant at 720-874-8680 or send an email to jhankins@da18.state.co.us.  Click here to get started: Castle Rock Calendar

Adults : if you were charged as an adult, please schedule your appointment in Centennial and choose the option “Adult Intake”. Click here to get started: Centennial Calendar

Juveniles : if you were charged as a juvenile, please schedule your appointment in Castle Rock: Castle Rock Calendar or Littleton Calendar

Spanish Speaking : Para información sobre el programa de desviación en español o para hacer una cita de entrada para el programa de desviación, por favor llame a Jennifer al 720-874-8680 y ella se comunicará con un intérprete.

My juvenile case was referred to diversion.

My adult case was referred to diversion.

I’m a victim of a crime that was referred to diversion.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Diversion?

The Diversion Counseling Program is administered by the District Attorney of the 18th Judicial District, serving Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. The program provides an alternative to prosecution in court for select juvenile and adult offenders. The Diversion Counseling Program uses therapeutic interventions and restorative justice practices to address individual, family and community needs. Our primary goals are to provide accountability, identify and intervene to address contributing risk factors for offending behavior, and to increase the well-being of all participants.

What is the cost to participate in Diversion?

There is a one-time non-refundable fee that must be paid in order to participate in Diversion. 

$150 for juvenile cases

$500 for juvenile sex offense cases + the cost of treatment

$300 for adult cases

What kinds of things might I be doing when I am in Diversion?

You and your assigned counselor will create a treatment plan designed to address your risks and needs.  Your treatment plan may include individual, family or group therapy, restorative justice practices and experiential therapies like art and wilderness for juveniles.  All participants in diversion must also agree to and abide by the diversion contracts standard terms and conditions.

How long will Diversion take?

The answer to this question varies depending on the individual treatment plan of each participant.  How quickly the goals of the plan are achieved is primarily driven by the participants themselves.

What happens when I am done with Diversion?

Once you have completed the requirements of diversion you will be given a letter of completion. If your case was filed into court a motion to dismiss will also be filed. If you are a juvenile your case will be eligible for expungement.  You can access information of the expungement process here.  If you are an adult you should consult a lawyer for information about the sealing process and your eligibility.

CONTACT US

Main: 720-874-8680

Victim Advocate: 720-874-8706

Email: diversion@da18.state.co.us

LOCATIONS

CASTLE ROCK: Robert A Christensen Justice Center

4000 Justice Way, Suite 2525A, Castle Rock, CO 80109

CENTENNIAL: Family Resource Pavilion

9700 East Easter Lane, Suite A, Centennial, CO 80112

LITTLETON: Arapahoe Plaza

1690 W. Littleton Blvd., Suite 120, Littleton, CO 80120