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Judge Thomas Jefferson Loftiss II Regional Youth Detention Center
[SW Region, District 10]
(Located in Thomas County)
Mr. Edwin Mathis, Director
400 South Pinetree Boulevard
Thomasville, GA 31792-7128
Phone: 229-227-2764
Fax: 229-227-2768

Capacity: 30 (22 Males/8 Females)

Counties Served: Thomas, Brooks, Colquitt, Echols, Grady and Lowndes

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. Exit on 319 South. Stay on 319 through Thomasville to South Pinetree Boulevard. Turn left onto South Pinetree Boulevard and drive to the entrance of Southwestern State Hospital. The RYDC is located on the hospital campus at 400 South Pinetree Blvd.

   
 

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