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Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center
[SE Region, District 9]
(Located in Evans County)
Shelia Dease, Director
3609 BILL HODGES ROAD
Claxton, GA 30417
Phone: 912-739-4807
Fax: 912-739-2945
Mailing address:
3609 BILL HODGES ROAD
Claxton, GA 30417

Capacity: 30 (22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Appling, Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Liberty, Long, Tattnall, Toombs and Wayne

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 Macon and take I-16 East to Exit 116. Turn right off I-16 for 17 miles to Claxton. Turn right on 280 West and continue for approximately 3 miles. Turn left at the Claxton RYDC sign.

   
 

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