Crisp Regional Youth Detention
(SW Region, District 8)
(Located in Crisp County)
130 Rehab Road
Cordele, GA 31015
: 64 (48 Males / 16 Females)
Counties Served: Houston,
Crisp, Tift, Sumter, Dooly, Turner, Lee and Worth
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.