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Crisp Regional Youth Detention Center
(SW Region, District 8)
(Located in Crisp County)
Curtis Mathis, Director
130 Rehab Road
Cordele, GA 31015
Phone: 229-271-4900
Fax: 229-271-4792

Capacity : 64 (48 Males / 16 Females)

Counties Served: Houston, Crisp, Tift, Sumter, Dooly, Turner, Lee and Worth

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 and travel past Exit #188, which is the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. Once you have passed Exit #188, take Exit #177 which is the I-475 South By-pass. Continue on I-475 South By-pass toward Valdosta GA until I-475 By-pass ends and I-75 South picks up again. Stay on I-75 South and take Exit #99 which is the Florida – Georgia parkway exit toward Albany GA. At the end of the ramp, make a right onto Highway 300. Continue approximately 1.8 miles staying in the right hand lane. The Crisp County Sheriff’s Department is located on the right. Make and immediate right after passing the Sheriff’s department. Crisp RYDC is the second building on the left with a blue metal roof.

   
 

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