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The Department of Juvenile Justice is hiring new employees for facilities across Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is a multi-faceted agency that serves the state's youthful offenders up to the age of 21.
Effective Sunday, May 8, 2021, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will begin a modified in-person visitation of youth for parents, guardians, and family members at our secure facilities across the state. DJJ secure facility personnel will contact parents and legal guardians to schedule a visitation with a youth.
Data on the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19.
This document provides responses to frequently asked questions of DJJ by the general public and agency staff.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective.
The state of Georgia has expanded its COVID vaccine eligibility beginning March 25, 2021, to include all Georgians aged 16 and older. Pre-Register Now for the COVID-19 Vaccine.
Stay up to date on the COVID-19 by viewing information videos, visiting links to official websites.
A COVID-19 Employee Safety Video. By taking simple steps presented in this video, you can protect your health and the health of those around you while at work.
The My Life, Your Story program highlights the transformation of DJJ youth and grants them a conduit to reach other youthful offenders and at-risk teens through the art of letter-writing.
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.
Southeast Regional District Director Bill Martin
JPPS II Sammy Williams
JPM Tyrese Harris
Regional Administrator Todd Bentley
JPO Jeremy May
JCO Michael Berrian, Jr.
JPPS II Megan Avery
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
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.
Today, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) is launching the “My Life, Your Story” initiative through its Office of Reentry Services. This program highlights the transformation of DJJ-involved youth and provides a conduit to reach other youthful offenders or at-risk teens through the art of letter-writing. The following letter is the first of many that will be highlighted from a DJJ youth in custody at one of our secure facilities or under supervision in the community.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) announced today that their school system, the Georgia Preparatory Academy, has earned system accreditation by Cognia Global Accreditation Commission, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts and education service providers.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) will host a Statewide Virtual Hiring Event from Tuesday, March 23, 2021, until Thursday, March 25, 2021. DJJ is searching for dedicated individuals to work at their youth development campuses located across Georgia.
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Basic Juvenile Correctional Officer Training (BJCOT) Class #244 Graduation held in April 2021 in Forsyth, Georgia.
In December, the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice held graduation ceremonies around the state for youth attending the Georgia Preparatory Academy.
On December 15, 2020, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners recognized Marietta RYDC Staff for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grammy award-winning artist Lecrae shared his journey to restoration with Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) youth during a visit to the Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC)
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) and the Southwest Key Programs have partnered for a new rehabilitation center for at-risk youth in the Lowndes County Valdosta area.
DJJ Commissioner Tyrone Oliver is interviewed about the strong partnership with DJJ and Goodwill of North Georgia.
Teaching DJJ youth about becoming entrepreneurs and business leaders.
The latest edition of DJJ's Month video-newsletter.
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