December 2019 DJJ Board Meeting Notification

Pursuant to the terms of O.C.G.A. § 50-14-1, notice is hereby given to the public that the open monthly meeting of the Board of Juvenile Justice will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Rockdale RYDC: Youth and Parent Engagement Forum

In August, the Rockdale Regional Youth Detention Center (Rockdale RYDC) held its first monthly speaker’s session entitled “Youth and Parent Engagement Forum.” Created by Rockdale RYDC’s Volunteer Resource Services, the forums are designed to help sustain an open line of communications bet

Georgia Preparatory Academy: Macon RYDC Open House

In August, the Georgia Preparatory Academy's (GPA) and the Macon Regional Youth Detention Center (Macon RYDC) held its annual Open House and Title I Event at its main campus.

DeKalb RYDC Parent Night Encourages Family Involvement

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice DeKalb Regional Youth Detention Center (RYDC) hosted a parent night Thursday, July 18 to provide parents with pertinent information about the facility’s operational procedures, programs and services and to field their questions and concerns.

DJJ Unity: Aaron Cohn RYDC/Muscogee YDC Cookout

On Friday, July 19th, the Aaron Cohn Regional Youth Detention Center and Muscogee Youth Development Campus hosted their first joint facility summer cookout to increase teamwork and morale for Department of Juvenile Justice at the neighboring facilities.

Independence Day at the Martha K. Glaze RYDC

Earlier this month, the Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center (Martha K. Glaze RYDC) held its annual Volunteer Services/Independence Day Recognition Celebration for the youth and staff of the facility.

PBIS at DJJ: Investment Education

Recently, the Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center (Martha K. Glaze RYDC) spearheaded by Counseling Services held a counseling focused business event with speaker Brenon Robbins.  An investment banker with the Wells Fargo bank and a motivational speaker, Mr.

PBIS at DJJ: Martha K. Glaze RYDC Field Day

The Martha K. Glaze Regional Youth Detention Center (Martha K. Glaze RYDC) in Clayton County recently hosted an athletic Field Day as part of the facility’s Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) program.

Rescue 2 Restore at the USDA National Detector Dog Training Center

Recently, students from the Macon Educational Transition Center (Macon ETC) were given a tour of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Detector Dog Training Center (NDDTC) in Newnan, Georgia.  The NDDTC, located on seventeen acres with eight buildings and more than

DJJ Cares: Bell Minor Home Father's Day

Recently, Department of Juvenile Justice youth from around Georgia participated in a group community service project to create speciality greeting cards to support the Father's Day holiday.  Working with staff, youth from the Metro Regional Youth Detention Center (Metro RYDC) and Gainesvi