Chief Probation Officer
Our vision is to provide effective and innovative services while improving lives and creating a healthier and safer community.
To provide public safety and foster behavioral change.
Commitment to community protection and service
Commitment to supporting the needs of families
Commitment to staff development, training and support
Empowerment of staff to promote respectful and forthright communication
Recognition of the potential for positive change in all people
Recognition that staff are the department's most valuable resource
Respect and support the dignity of all individuals
NO MORE JUVENILE FEES
Under a new California law (SB 190), counties cannot charge
fees to parents and guardians with youth in the juvenile
delinquency system beginning January 1, 2018.
What cannot be charged?
Under the new law, families with youth in juvenile court cannot be charged:
• Detention fees
Food, clothing, personal supplies, or medical care in juvenile hall or any
other detention facility
• Lawyer fees
Public defender or court-appointed lawyer
• Electronic monitoring fees
Ankle monitors or any other GPS tracking device
• Probation and home supervision fees
For the period of probation monitoring
• Drug testing fees
Court-ordered drug testing and results
If you are charged any of these fees starting January 1, 2018, or
have questions about a bill you got from the county after your
child was arrested, contact the county department that sent the
bill and your child’s court-appointed lawyer immediately.
What can still be charged?
Payment to crime victims
• Restitution fines
Fixed amount to a state restitution fund
If you owe restitution or fees, for your convenience you may now pay either by:
|- ATM or credit card by either calling (530)668-8668 or by coming to any Probation office site or the Yolo County Collections (YCCS) office. See 'Contact Us' for office locations.|
|- In person by cash, check or money order at any probation office site or the YCCS.|
|- By mail sent to an probation office site or the YCCS.|
YOLO COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT
GUIDELINES FOR ACCESS TO PUBLIC RECORDS
Access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business is a fundamental and necessary right of every person in this state. (Cal. Govt. Code § 6250) In the exercise of that right, the public may request, inspect and copy public records maintained by state and local government agencies, including the Yolo County Probation Department (YCPD). It is the policy of the YCPD to provide information to the public that illuminates its operations and also to protect against disclosure of confidential information and other information that is exempt from disclosure by applicable laws. PRA Guidelines
QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND SUGGESTIONS?
Citizen's Complaint Form
Information previously provided in the Yolo County Services Guide can now be found in the YoloLINK Community Database & Directory at www.yololink.org under the Commonly Searched Services link.