Marietta Regional Youth
[NW Region, District 3A]
(Located in Cobb County)
Johnson, Acting Director
1575 County Services
Marietta, GA 30008-4007
Capacity: 70 (60 Males/10 Females)
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
Directions from Atlanta:
I-75 North to Windy Hill Road, Exit 260. Turn left onto Windy Hill Road and
continue until it dead-ends into Austell Road (you will be facing a school).
Turn right onto Austell Road. At the first traffic light turn left onto County
Services Parkway. Continue for approximately 1 mile. Look for a blue sign on
the right that reads “State of Georgia Regional Youth Detention Center and Law
Enforcement.” The blue sign marks the entrance driveway to Marietta RYDC. Turn
right onto the driveway and continue to the gray building with the perimeter
fencing. A parking lot is located in front of the detention center.