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Waycross Regional Youth Detention Center
[SE Region, District 11]
(Located in Ware County)
Sheila Phillips, Director
3275 Harris Road
Waycross, GA 31503-8956
Phone: 912-287-6680
Fax: 912-287-6681

Capacity: 30 (22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Ware, Atkinson, Bacon, Berrien, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Cook, Glynn, Lanier, Pierce

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 South to Tifton. Take U.S. 82 exit east. Take the next right onto Fulford Road. Left onto Brown Drive
Right onto Smith Drive
Left at Fire Station
Yield left to Harris Road
Center on left

   
 

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