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DJJ youth from the Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC) were awarded top prizes at the annual Dalton Flower Show held at the Mack Gaston Community Center on May 5 and 6th.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service named the DJJ Office of Nutrition and Food Services (ONFS) one of the 2021 Turnip the Beet award winners. The Turnip the Beet award recognizes outstanding summer meal program sponsors across the nation who work hard to offer high-quality meals to children during the summer months.
The DJJ School System hosted its 2021 Professional Development Conference on June 7-10, 2021. The conference is designed to help education staff expand their knowledge and skills, implement the best educational practices, and better their performance in raising student achievement.
Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 in 2020
At the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), one of the agency's strengths is in recognizing the talent and passion of those employees who have a calling to help the youth in our care.
One such remarkable person is Zeke Collins of DJJ's Toombs Community Services Office (CSO).
In early March, former professional boxer Dewey Bozella met youth housed at Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center to share his story on being wrongfully imprisoned 26 years for a crime he did not commit.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Community Services Division would like to acknowledge Southeast Regional District Director Bill Martin for his leadership and commitment to the District 11 team and the local communities served throughout the District.
Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from January 2021.
Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from February 2021.
Archived data of the number of DJJ employees or youth who have a confirmed positive test for COVID-19 from March 2021.