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The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) F.R.E.S.H (Focusing Resources Effectively to Sustain Hope) Start Youth Initiative provides current and former DJJ youth supervised in the community with career opportunities. The F.R.E.S.H. Business and Community Partners are vital to the success of the program. Below are the most recent testimonies from our F.R.E.S.H. partners.
Getting a job and staying out of trouble can be daunting tasks for teens who've just been relocated from the DJJ system.
The Pinky Cole Foundation has partnered with DJJ to employ up to 30 young offenders at their restaurants.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is expanding the Department’s Fresh State Youth initiative in Toccoa, partnering with the Stephens County Development Authority to help teenagers find jobs.
DJJ has partnered with the Stephens County Development Authority to help provide more opportunities, like jobs, to teens in Stephens.
Back to the F.R.E.S.H. Start Youth Initiative Homepage