Big Island Drug Court Celebrates 57th Graduation CeremonyPosted on Aug 26, 2021 in Featured News, News & Reports
The Big Island Drug Court (BIDC) celebrated the achievements of the three members of the 57th graduating class on August 5, at Hale Kaulike Hilo. Each graduate was presented with certificates of commendation and recognition from Governor David Ige, U.S. Senators Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, and County Council member Ashley Kierkiewicz.
Drug Court is an intensive 18-month program that provides alternatives to incarceration. It assists individuals break from addiction and acquire new skills to improve their lives. The BIDC Adult programs in Hilo and Kona have helped hundreds of women and men get a second chance at life since the programs were initiated in 2002.
For information about how you can become a supporter of the program through the Friends of the Big Island Drug Court, contact the Drug Court Probation office in Hilo at (808) 961-7566, or in Kona at (808) 443-2200.