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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's justice involved youth up to the age of 21.
Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) on May 3, 2023 by Governor Brian P. Kemp.
The My Life, Your Story program highlights the transformation of DJJ youth.
The F.R.E.S.H. Start Youth Initiative is a DJJ program that works with the business community to provide current and former justice-involved youth career opportunities.
DJJ's Transforming U Initiative strives to improve employees' overall health and well-being in all aspects of their lives.
DJJ is searching for special candidates to become part of our dedicated team of professionals.
Job seekers can visit Team Georgia for more information about career opportunities in juvenile corrections.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will hold a Career Fair in Decatur, Georgia, on Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the DeKalb Regional Youth Detention Center.
Join Georgia DJJ for an on-site hiring event in Gainesville, Georgia on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. We are looking for those that want to make a difference in the lives of Georgia’s youth.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will hold a Career Fair in Dublin, Georgia, on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the Eastman Youth Development Campus at the Chamber of Commerce.
The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Office of Communications is the point of contact for media inquiries from all local, state and national news organizations.
Family members, advocates, and other concerned citizens can report complaints to the Office of the Ombudsman on behalf of youth under supervision of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
(Decatur, GA) – The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held a graduation ceremony for youth in the DJJ School System Friday, May 12 at the Georgia Department of Corrections Tift College in Forsyth, Ga. Twenty-two high school diplomas, 24 GED diplomas, and 21 Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) were awarded to students. Class leaders included the valedictorian and salutatorian from the Muscogee Youth Development Campus (YDC) and the student with the highest GED score from the Muscogee Education Transition Center (ETC) in Columbus, Ga.
Each year the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice receives inquiries from concerned parents and communities on youth gang activities and teenage behavioral health issues. We hope the provided Q&A is informative.
(Decatur, GA) – The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held a graduation ceremony for 32 newly-trained Juvenile Correctional Officer (JCO) cadets on Friday, May 5, at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga. The cadets have now joined the ranks of other JCOs at state-run secure facilities across the state.
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DJJ Town Hall Meeting -- Macon Georgia
BJCOT Class #257 Graduation Ceremony February 10, 2023
The DJJ Update Jan-Feb 2023 hosted by Commissioner Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb
The My Life, Your Story program is a Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) initiative through its Office of Reentry Services.