Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Official Website

District Court Diversion Program (DCDP)

The District Court Diversion Program (DCDP) is designed to provide intervention services to an individual who is presenting to the Magisterial District Judge for having a substance use-related offense. The goal is to connect the individual to an assessment and coordinate an intervention/treatment that will help identify and address his or her needs.

Who qualifies for DCDP?

  • Residents of Bucks County who are not currently on probation or parole

  • A person who has been charged with a violation(s) of the following ungraded misdemeanor offenses:
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Title 35 §780-113 §§A16)
    • Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana (Title §35 780-113 §§A31)
    • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Title 35 §780-113 §§A32)
    • First time offenders for any substance other than marijuana