Established in 2001, Vera's Adolescent Portable Therapy (APT) project provided substance use and mental health treatment for adolescents involved in, or at risk of becoming involved in, the juvenile justice system. The program's family counseling model of service helped families build on their inherent strengths to support their adolescents in making positive changes in their lives. APT also helped other programs to improve their practice through training and technical assistance.

In 2014, the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) assumed operation of APT from Vera.