OUR MISSION

The Mission of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is to transform young lives by providing evidence-based rehabilitative treatment services and supervision, strengthening the well-being of youth and families, and fostering safe communities.  

GOALS

  • Operate Safe and Secure Facilities and Communities while providing educational opportunities in a safe and supportive environment

  • Establish effective responses to the needs of Human Trafficking victims and families

  • Provide a robust continuum of evidence-based behavioral health programs and services delivered to DJJ youth in facilities and communities.

  • Promote recruitment, retention, and succession planning

  • Establish strategies that have a positive impact on Gang-Impacted youth in facilities and communities

 PRIORITIES

  1. Operate Safe and Secure Facilities and Communities

  2. Provide a robust continuum of evidence-based behavioral health programs and services delivered to DJJ youth in facilities and communities.

  3. Gang Prevention and Intervention

  4. Effective Responses for Human Trafficking Victims and Families

  5. Recruitment, Retention, and Succession Planning

CORE VALUES

The "Inverted Pyramid," displays DJJ's core values and emphasizes that the department's most important objective is to focus on youth, families, communities and the frontline workers/administrative support staff serving them daily.

Inverted Pyramid of DJJ

CULTURE

The DJJ Culture Wheel represents the agency's values and reinforces the commitment we have to our employees and the youth in our care. Each spoke of the DJJ Culture Wheel represents a different aspect important to the success of the agency.

 

 

Our Culture - June 2021