Veterans Courts were developed to avoid unnecessary incarceration of Veterans who have developed mental health or substance abuse problems. The goal of Veterans Treatment Courts is to divert those with mental health issues and homelessness from the traditional justice system and to give them treatment and tools for rehabilitation and readjustment. Learn more.
Westmoreland County's Veteran Court Process:
The Veteran, law enforcement, the MDJ (Magisterial District Judge), or another professional may refer the Veteran to the Veterans Justice Outreach program by calling 412-735-4603 in initiate the process and determine eligibility.