Department of Juvenile Justice

Welcome

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.

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Commissioner Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb

Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) on May 3, 2023 by Governor Brian P. Kemp.

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DJJ Update 2024 Q1

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My Life, Your Story

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The assigned Service of Process Designees for the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice can be found on the Office of Legal Services page at https://djj.georgia.gov/office-legal-services.

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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DJJ Youth Graduation - Dec. 2023

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Working At DJJ

Learn why Tyler Jenkins, a Counselor at our Macon Youth Detention Center in central Georgia finds joy and fulfillment in his day-to-day work as a Behavioral Health Specialist. Join the DJJ team today to help make a difference in the lives of our youth!

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Become a Residential (RBWO) and Community (WRAP) Provider

Room, Board and Watchful Oversight (RBWO) involves the delivery of lodging, food, and attentive and responsible care to children in the juvenile justice system. Learn more and become a Residential and Community Provider!

RBWO Information & Application

WRAP Information & Application

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BJCOT #265 Graduation: February 2024

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Power of Peace Project

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.

Toll Free
(855) 396-2978
Mail to

3408 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032

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