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Elbert Shaw Regional Youth Detention Center
[NW Region, District 1]
(Located in Whitfield County)
Mr. Scott Evanietz, Director
2735 Underwood Road, NE
Dalton, GA 30721-7499
Phone: 706-272-2309
Fax: 706-272-2367

Capacity: 30 (22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Whitfield, Catoosa, Dade, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray and Pickens

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 North toward Chattanooga. After approximately 90 miles take Exit 336 (SR 3/US Hwy 41/US Hwy 76-Dalton/Rocky Face). At the end of the exit ramp, turn right onto the North Bypass. At the seventh traffic light, turn left onto Underwood Road. The Elbert Shaw RYDC is on the immediate left.

   
 

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