Gainesville Regional Youth
[NE Region, District 2]
(Located in Hall County)
450 Crescent Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501-2536
Capacity: 64 (48 Males/16 Females)
Served: Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Dawson, Elbert, Forsyth, Franklin,
Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun,
Stephens, Towns, Union, Walton and White
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-85 North to I-985 North to Gainesville. Get off at
Exit 24 and turn left back under I-985. Make the first right on Crescent Drive
and Gainesville RYDC will be on your right.