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Macon Regional Youth Detention Center
[SW Region, District 6]
(Located in Bibb County)
Ornessa Jones,  Director
4164 Riggins Mill Road
Macon, GA 31217-5999
Phone: 478-751-3400
Fax: 478-751-4417

Capacity: 64 (48 Males/16 Females)

Counties Served: Bibb, Butts, Crawford, Jones, Lamar, Monroe, Peach, Twiggs, Upson, Wilkinson

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 1-75 South to Macon then travel 1-16 East towards Savannah.Take Exit 2, (Coliseum Exit) at the end of the exit ramp turn left at the traffic light. Go under the interstate until you reach the second traffic light take a right onto Emery Highway. Continue on to Emery Highway for approximately 4 miles until you approach a 4-way stop. Go straight through the intersection. Emery Highway changes to Riggins Mill Road. Travel approximately 1 mile, turn left at the entrance sign for the Macon RYDC and YDC. The RYDC is on the right.

   
 

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