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DJJ Statewide Virtual Hiring Event on September 22-24th

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Suspension of Visitation At Secure Facilities

Visitation at all DJJ secure facilities will be suspended until further notice.

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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's youthful offenders up to the age of 21.

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DJJ Live for September 2020

Join the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice for a replay of the September 16th  Facebook Live event where DJJ leaders will discuss the agency's continued COVID-19 response and the many services provided to youth in secure facilities.

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A Video Message to DJJ Employees

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Commissioner Oliver

Tyrone Oliver is a long-time resident of Newton County, Georgia and was appointed to the position of DJJ Commissioner by Governor Brian P. Kemp on July 25, 2019.

Resources for Parents and Guardians

Contact The Office of the Ombudsman

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.

Mail to:

3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
United States

Latest News

Press Releases

DJJ TO HOST STATEWIDE VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will host a Statewide Virtual Hiring Event from Tuesday, September 22, 2020, until Thursday, September 24, 2020.  DJJ is searching for dedicated individuals to work at their youth development campuses located across Georgia.

RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY HELD FOR EVENING REPORTING CENTER IN VALDOSTA

Lowndes County, GA – The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the Southwest Key Programs held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for a new rehabilitation center for at-risk youth in the Valdosta area. Named the Evening Reporting Center, the program will offer after-school educational assistant and counseling to non-detained DJJ youth.

DJJ PARTNERS WITH THE PINKY COLE FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE JOBS TO YOUTH

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) today announced a partnership with the Pinky Cole Foundation to provide an annual scholarship of $10,000 and jobs for DJJ youth.

Media Inquiries

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. 

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