DJJ Office of the Ombudsman

 DJJ OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN

LINKS TO MORE INFORMATION



GEORGIA LAWS AND RIGHTS

Georgia Crime Bill of Rights
Georgia Good Behavior Bill
Child Defense Fund
Child Welfare League
Youth Law Center
PREA at the Department of Juvenile Justice

RESOURCES AND PUBLICATIONS

Department of Family and Children Services
Substance Abuse Hotline
Georgia Suicide Hotline
Georgia Department of Education
Georgia Preparatory Academy
Georgia Free Legal Services
Family Connection Partner
Medical Services
Peach Care
Victim Services
National Suicide Hotline
National Center for Victims of Crime
Georgia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act



MORE NEWS

Gangs in Georgia
HB 242 - Juvenile Justice Reform
Children's Defense Fund
Georgia Department of Human Services
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development
Georgia Family Connection Partnership
Governor's Office on Children and Families
Juvenile Research and Statistics Association
National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

 

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Youth Law Center
Georgia Council of Community Ombudsman
Office of Disabilities 


MENTORING PROGRAMS

The Georgia Mentoring Program
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Big Brother, Big Sister
100 Black Men of America
Georgia Sheriff's Boys Ranch
Girls, Inc.
 

MISCELLANEOUS

Georgia Truancy Project
Governor's Office for Children and Families
Nurturing Parenting Programs
One Tough Job
KidsHealth
Positive Parenting
National Parent Helpline
CDC Parent Portal
Connect With Kids
Not My Kid
Get Smart About Drugs
(Special thanks to the Teen Rehab Center for link suggestions)


PARENTAL QUESTIONS

What is an RYDC and a YDC?
Can you explain the criminal justice process for juveniles?
Does DJJ have a school?
Is there a student handbook?
Where do I find visitor information?
Can you offer any parenting resources?
What are some other Frequently Asked Questions?



DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FACT SHEETS

DJJ and the Georgia Code
Designated Felony Acts
Juvenile Justice Process
Juvenile Court Time Frames
Juvenile Justice Terms/Definitions
Basic Expected Treatment Standards
Governor Deal's Executive Order on Contraband
List of Amendments Relating to Youth Rights
Foster Youth Rights