Augusta Youth Development Campus
Mr. James Reid, (Acting Director)
3481 Mike Padgett Highway
Augusta, GA 30906-3815
Capacity: 120 (All Males)
Situated on 456 acres, the Augusta Youth Development Campus was originally opened in the early 1950ís as a training school with instruction in farming and animal husbandry. Today the Augusta Youth Development Campus is an innovative, specialized program for the treatment of offenders with special needs. A Juvenile Corrections Counselor position was created for this type of specialized clientele. These counselors receive detailed specialized training prior to working with offenders. In addition to this innovative specialized treatment program, the facility also houses a general population and Short Term Program.
The facility provides core educational programs and vocational classes in horticulture, computer skills, and building construction. Medical services, individual guidance, counseling, and recreation services are provided.
Directions from Atlanta:
Take I-20 East to Exit 196-A (Hwy. 520 East Bobby Jones Expressway). Continue on Hwy. 520 to Exit 9 - Mike Padgett Highway/Hwy. 56. Turn right onto Mike Padgett Highway and proceed for approximately 1/4 mile. The Augusta Youth Development Campus is on the right.