Winona County's new Drug Court will host an open house on Tuesday, January 29th at the county courthouse.
The Drug Court of Winona County is the third drug court in the Third Judicial District. and follows a best practices, evidence-based model that is a post-conviction program for high risk and high need felony offenders who are facing long jail or prison sentences.
The mission is to enhance public safety and reduce costs to the community by providing resources and structure to offenders so they can become law abiding, sober and stable citizens.
Winona County was awarded a three-year federal grant to implement and support the program which was developed by the Winona County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.
The open house will take place at 1:00 p.m. on January 29th, with a reception to follow.