Young Adult Court Evaluation Report

In 2015 City of San Francisco established the Young Adult Court (YAC) model, an alternative court program designed for youth ages 18-25. The model was designed to address the needs of San Francisco’s vulnerable young adults by providing participants with access to wraparound services, job referrals, case management services and other supports. In the spring of 2015, DCYF contracted with Social Policy Research Associates to conduct a three-year evaluation of the YAC. This reports weaves together information from multiple data sources to provide a description of the planning, implementation and initial two years of YAC programming.

In 2015 City of San Francisco established the Young Adult Court (YAC) model, an alternative court program designed for youth ages 18-25. The model was designed to address the needs of San Francisco’s vulnerable young adults by providing participants with access to wraparound services, job referrals, case management services and other supports. In the spring of 2015, DCYF contracted with Social Policy Research Associates to conduct a three-year evaluation of the YAC. This reports weaves together information from multiple data sources to provide a description of the planning, implementation and initial two years of YAC programming.