Metro Regional Youth Detention Center
[NE Region, District 3B]
(Located in DeKalb County)
Pamela Mitchell, Director
1300 Constitution Road, SE
Atlanta, GA 30316-4604
Capacity: 200 (150 Males/50 Females)
County Served: Fulton
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-20 East to Moreland Avenue South Exit 60A. Go South on Moreland Avenue approximately 4 miles. Look for Bailey Road on your left (Overnight Truck Lines on the right, NAPA Auto Parts on the left). Turn left onto Bailey Road. Follow Bailey Road to stop sign. Cross over the stop sign; you will come to a fork in the road; follow to the right (you will be on Constitution Road). Go approximately 1 mile; Metro RYDC is on the left.