What Does JJS Do?
JJS Provides a continuum of intervention, supervision, and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety.
Who Does JJS Serve?
JJS serves two types of youth offenders:
Juveniles, ages 8 to 18, who commit acts that are illegal only due to their age which may include:
- running away from home
- continually skipping school
- using tobacco and alcohol
- violating curfew
- acting beyond the control of their parents
Juveniles, ages 10 to 18, who commit misdemeanor or felony acts.
What Services Are Available For Status Offenders?
JJS operates two types of programs for status offenders:
- Youth Services
- Receiving Centers
What Services And Facilities Are Available For Delinquent Youth?
JJS provides the following services and placements for delinquent youth:
- secure detention
- home detention
- observation and assessment (O & A)
- secure facilities
- work camps
- diversion services
- community programs
- case management