Day Reporting Center

Day Reporting Center

4939 E. Yale
Fresno, California 93727 map
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.
Phone: (559) 443-4851

D.R.C. is a community-based treatment program; multi-disciplinary in nature; and located at the Violet Heintz Educational Academy 4939 E. Yale, Fresno CA.  D.R.C. is a court ordered program and is an alternative to incarceration; however, does incorporate an initial 30 days on the Global Positioning System (GPS) Program. Youth aged 14-18 years are eligible for the program.  The program contains an education component and a treatment component.  The two treatment options available are: standard mental health treatment and substance abuse treatment, of which the youth receive weekly treatment.  A youth can be ordered to participate in one or both treatment options.  the total length of the program is 120-180 days, based on success in the program and needs of the youth. The components, programs and activities available at the Day Reporting Center include the following:

  1. Community-based organization provides truancy prevention and case management.   
  2. Education - RSP services are available for Special Education students.
  3. Mental Health Services and Case Management (approximately 2 hours per week).   
  4. Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (approximately 2 hours per week).
  5. GPS
  6. EBP Probation Supervision/Case Management.
  7. Anger Management   
  8. After hours site for Thinking for a Change (T4C) classes.    
  9. Organized Sports Teams: Youth play against other alternative education campuses.
  10. Field Trips
  11. Canteen
  12. Guest Speakers

Programs/Activities Available at the Day Reporting Center:

  • California Youth Outreach (CYO): This community-based organization provides truancy prevention and case management.
  • Mental Health Counseling (approximately 2 hours per week).
  • Westcare Substance Abuse Counseling (approximately 2 hours per week).
  • Explorers (Boy Scouts): Specializing in video production.
  • Organized Sports Teams: Minors play against other alternative education campuses.
  • Field Trips
  • Canteen
  • Guest Speakers