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Bob Richards Regional Youth Detention Center
[NW Region, District 1]
(Located in Floyd County)
Ms. Gail Wise, Director
200 Marable Way, NW
Rome, GA 30165
Phone: 706-295-6035
Fax: 706-802-5222

Mailing address:
200 Marable Way, NW
Rome, GA 30165

Capacity: 64 (48 Males/16 Females)

Counties Served: Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Polk and Walker

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 North to the Rome/Canton exit, Exit 290. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left at traffic light (Hwy. 20). Continue until you come to the end of the road at traffic light. Take a left at the light and then an immediate right onto an entrance ramp. This will be Hwy. 41 North and Hwy. 411 South. Continue past the Georgia State Patrol post for several miles. At the Rome exit, just past a Conoco gas station, take the exit on your right (Hwy. 411 South). You will travel approximately 25 miles on Hwy. 411. At the second traffic light, take a right onto East Rome Bypass/Veterans Memorial Hwy/GA Loop 1. (There is a Texaco gas station on your left at the light.) You will need to continue on the Bypass until you come to the 6th traffic light (Martha Berry Hwy./Hwy. 27). Turn left at this light, take immediate right at the next light (Redmond Road). Continue on Redmond Road. Turn left at the 2nd light onto Division Street. Take 1st light to your right (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

Directions from Calhoun (Hwy. 53 North):
Turn right on the Rome Connector/Veterans Memorial Hwy. Turn left at 3rd light, (Martha Berry Hwy./Hwy. 27), then take immediate right at the next light (Redmond Road). Continue on Redmond Road. Turn left at the 2nd light onto Division Street. Take 1st light to your right (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

Directions from Summerville (Hwy. 27 North):
Turn right at Redmond Road. Continue on Redmond Road. Turn left at the 2nd light onto Division Street. Take 1st light to your right (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

Directions from Rockmart (GA Hwy. 101):
Stay on GA 101. GA 101 will turn into Dean Street. At the light on Dean Street, go straight. Dean Street will merge into Turner McCall Blvd./Hwy. 27. Continue on Hwy. 27. You will see Floyd Medical Center on your left. At this light, you will continue on Hwy. 27/Turner McCall Blvd. which will turn into Shorter Avenue. Continue on Shorter Avenue until you come to the 5th traffic light, Krystal's is on you left. At this light, turn right., Division Street. Go to the 3rd light and turn left (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

Directions from Cedartown (Hwy. 27):
Continue on Hwy. 27. You will see Floyd Medical Center on your left. At this light, you will continue on Hwy. 27/Turner McCall Blvd. which will turn into Shorter Avenue. Continue on Shorter Avenue until you come to the 5th traffic light, Krystal's is on your left. At this light, turn right., Division Street. Go to the 3rd light and turn left (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

Directions from Alabama (Hwy. 20):
Continue on Alabama Hwy./Hwy 20, this road become Shorter Avenue, until you come to Division Street (Krystal's is on your right). At this light turn left onto Division Street. Go to the 3rd light and turn left (Blue sign stating "Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital"). Take 1st road to your left, follow road to the end. (There are only 2 buildings on this road, we are the building with the green metal roof).

   
 

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