CORPOINT, Inc  supports the efforts of Veterans Treatment Court and the outstanding results they achieve.

We assist the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) when requested to coach veterans as they seek advanced education as part of their plan to renew and to restart their  lives. It is a great honor to assist them as VTC expands the horizons of veterans. 

CORPOINT, Inc salutes VTC and the effort of all its members.


 Buncombe County Veterans Treatment Court
Mission Statement


 Promote public safety through accountability and responsibility. Assist and support Veterans and their families as they move through a coordinated effort among the court and community based Veteran services, while improving their quality of life ~ thereby leaving no Veteran behind

How Does It Work?
Veterans Treatment Court is a voluntary, court supervised, intensive treatment court for U.S.
Military Veterans charged with m sdemeanor, gross misdemeanor or felony offenses who are
struggling with addiction, mental illness and/or cooccurring disorders (PTSD/TBI). The Court consists
of four phases totaling a minimum of 12 months. The length of Veterans Treatment Court can be
extended, if necessary. Substance use treatment (and mental health disorders) is an integral part of the VTC. Drug and alcohol treatment includes intensive outpatient treatment, weekly community recovery groups
and regular drug screening. The Veterans Treatment Court Coordinator and your Military
Veteran Mentor will assist you with navigating through the different phases. The Coordinator can
also assist you with referrals to other agencies for vocational training, education support or
employment.


Eligibility/What is expected:

 Must have served in the U.S. Military
 Be a resident of Buncombe County.
 No Bad Conduct Discharge
 Charged with a misdemeanor or felony
 Experiencing a treatable behavioral,
mental health, or substance abuse problem
 Consent of the prosecuting attorney for
referral to the Veterans Treatment Court
 Defendant volunteers and is willing to participate
 Comply with probation including, but not limited to, drug screens,
home visits and curfew
 Inform Probation of all physician or dental appointments
 Obtain a comprehensive clinical assessment
 Attend and participate in all recommended levels of treatment
 Sign waivers of confidentiality
 Obtain/maintain stable, substance-free housing
 Maintain sufficient periods of sobriety
from drugs and alcohol to progress
through the VTC Phases
 Obtain/maintain full-time employment

Making the Choice
Each Veteran participant is held accountable and success in Veterans Treatment Court lies solely on
the participant. The VTC is designed to give you every opportunity
to succeed and become a responsible and a productive member of your community. VTC is
voluntary and requires motivation and commitment to change. The Judge and VTC Team
are here to support and guide you; however, you are ultimately responsible for the choices you
make.

Buncombe County Veterans
Treatment Court
60 Court Plaza, 9th Floor
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828.259.6601
Email: ricky.l.haralson@nccourts.org
Veterans Treatment Court Goes Active

Special Report: A court built for veterans starts in Buncombe County
Vets participate in the Veteran's Treatment Court (VTC) program in Buncombe County. The program helps veterans get their lives back, and those who complete it can have non-violent felonies wiped from their record. (Photo credit: WLOS staff)
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Buncombe County Veterans
Treatment Court
60 Court Plaza, 9th Floor
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828.259.6601
Email: ricky.l.haralson@nccourts.org