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Youth Court 2021

The Olean Area Youth Court is a highly successful delinquency intervention/prevention program servicing first time offenders between the ages of 7 and 17 years old.

The Youth Court members are high school students from Olean, Allegany-Limestone, Portville and Hinsdale. Students are required to complete a structured training program and successfully pass a final law exam.  They serve as the judge, side judge, facts attorney and law guardian.

Youth Court is in session 2 Monday evenings each month. For more information, please call Paula Keenan, Coordinator at 716-376-5645.

The Youth Court office is located on the basement level of the Olean Municipal Building.

The Olean Area Youth Court was established in 1986 and is an affiliate program of the City of Olean Youth Bureau. Kris Shewairy is the Youth & Recreation Program Coordinator 716-376-5698.


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