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The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for visitors to IDJJ facilities has been suspended as of 1/12/23. Visitors may be required to complete a rapid COVID-19 test when they arrive at the facility. 

Youth Services

Servicios para Jóvenes 

 
The following types of programming are provided to youth in the Department of Juvenile Justice:
 

Assessments

Substance Abuse Treatment

Mental Health Treatment

Individual and group counseling

Case management

Health care

Education

Chaplaincy

Volunteer Services

Leisure Time Services

The Department of Juvenile Justice places a high importance on evaluating the mental health needs of the youth committed to the Department. All youth are screened by a mental health professional upon admission to any of the facilities. The Department also implements evidence-based screening and assessment tools at the Reception and Classification sites. All facilities have mental health professionals available for emergency and on-going mental health services.