Accompaniment Program at Zurquí Criminal Youth Center (Jail)
Year of creation:
Underage people who for various situations are in juvenile prison.
Duration of attention:
3 hours per week.
Provide support during their time in prison and alternatives to their criminal process when it is possible.
In 1994 we initiated contact with the Ministry of Justice and Peace (Grace) to follow up on children in the street who had conflicts with the law.
Currently we serve this population at the Criminal Youth Center Zurquí located in San Isidro de Heredia which is a juvenile detention center for the underage people of Costa Rica.
The objectives sought are: