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Albany Regional Youth Detention Center
[SW Region, District 10]
(Located in Dougherty County)
Sandra Cawthon, Director
2030 Newton Road
Albany, GA 31701-3599
Phone: 229-430-4167
Fax: 229-430-3013

Capacity: 30(22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Dougherty, Terrell

Program Description:
Provides temporary, secure care and supervision to youths who are charged with crimes or who have been found guilty of crimes and are awaiting disposition of their cases by a juvenile court. Additionally, youths committed to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice are frequently held in secure detention while awaiting placement in one of DJJ's treatment programs or facilities.

Also provides education, individual guidance and counseling, medical services, recreation, and arts and crafts. Clothing, meals, and medical and emergency dental care are a part of each center's basic care program.

Directions from Atlanta:
Take I-75 South to Cordele. Exit right onto GA Hwy. 300 (first exit past Cordele - Florida Parkway). Hwy. 300 runs into Hwy. 82 in Albany. Take a right onto Oglethorpe Boulevard. Continue for approximately 5 miles until Oglethorpe dead-ends into Slappey Drive. Turn left onto Slappey Drive and continue for about 3 miles. Turn left onto Lowe Road at Albany Vocational/Technical School. At the first stop sign, turn left onto Newton Road. The Albany RYDC will be approximately 1/4 mile further on the right.

   
 

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