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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.
Tyrone Oliver is a long-time resident of Newton County, Georgia and was appointed to the position of DJJ Commissioner on July 25, 2019.
DJJ is pleased to announce the deployment of a Community Resources Database for use by staff, youth, and their families. The database consists of more than 1,200 resources statewide.
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.
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On November 13th, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) held a graduation ceremony for DJJ youth who participated in Georgia Tech University’s Logistic Education and Pathway (L.E.A.P.) training program.
Decatur, GA-The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) received an Honorary Award at the Golden Radish Award ceremony held on, Sept. 17, 2019, at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. A Golden Radish Award is given to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in Georgia who are doing extraordinary work in farm to school initiatives.
Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Commissioner Avery D. Niles held a ribbon‐ cutting ceremony today to officially open the Muscogee Education Transition Center (ETC) in Columbus, Georgia. The new facility is designed to give youth re‐entering society and still under DJJ supervision a setting where they can complete their secondary education.
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. Communications provides timely and accurate information about DJJ and its 26 juvenile secure facilities and 96 community services offices (CSOs).
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