Therapeutic court program receives grants
September 1, 2022
COLFAX — Additional funding has been awarded to the Whitman County District Court to expand therapeutic services.
The court recently received grants include:
• $115,000 to support a community justice counselor/director position.
• $232,000 for therapeutic court services. This is added to an original $181,900 grant that the Whitman County District Court secured over $528,000 for therapeutic services.
“The creation of our community court revealed two challenges,” District Court Judge John Hart said. “We immediately recognized an overwhelming strain on our human resources.