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Eastman Regional Youth Detention Center
[SE Region, District 9]
(Located in Dodge County)
Gary Darrisaw, Director
181 Industrial Boulevard
Eastman, GA 31023-3042
Phone: 478-374-6766
Fax: 478-374-6979

Capacity: 30 (22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Dodge, Ben Hill, Bleckley, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Laurens, Montgomery, Pulaski, Treutlen, Telfair, Wheeler and Wilcox

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 Macon and then take I-16 East. Take Exit 6 (U.S. 23 and U.S. 129 Alt). At the end of the exit, turn right onto U.S. 23 South and travel approximately 40 miles to Cochran. Travel around Cochran on the Cochran By-Pass. Travel approximately 20 miles to Eastman. Continue through Eastman on U.S. 23 and U.S. 341 South proceeding through three traffic lights. Approximately 1.5 miles past the third traffic light, look for a large brick sign on the left which reads "Welcome Eastman Dodge Industrial Park". Turn left at this sign onto Industrial Boulevard. Proceed approximately one-fourth mile and Eastman RYDC will be the fourth building on the left on the corner of Industrial Boulevard and Freamon Graham Boulevard.

   
 

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