JDF Programs and Services
Basic Necessities Are Provided to Youth at the Juvenile Detention Facility including:
- Hygiene products
- Medical care/Mental Health
Juvenile Detention Facility Day Program:
- Youths are offered access to:
- a payphone
- writing instruments
- board games
- reading materials from the library
- Youths are offered the opportunity to participate in physical activities.
Juvenile Detention Facility Programs:
- Anger Management/ Conflict and Violence Resolution Prevention
- Teaching Pro Social Skills
- Health Education
- Religious Services
- Substance Abuse Education
- Adolescent Recovery Program
- Alcoholic Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous
Anger Management/ Conflict and Violence Resolution Prevention:
- Teaching Pro-Social Skills
- Weekly classes are for youths ages 12-17.
- Classes focus on improving social skills, moral reasoning, anger management, and reducing aggressive behavior.
Health Education/ Hygiene Program:
- Class is offered once a week to discuss:
- Personal Hygiene
- Hair care
- Skin care
- Dental hygiene
- Healthy eating
- Disease prevention
- Mental health
- Non-denominational services and religious support is available to all youth.
- Services are offered weekly on a voluntarily basis.
Substance Abuse Programs:
- Adolescent Recovery Program (ARP)
- Classes discuss topics such as facts about drugs and addiction, becoming honest, learning to trust, successful relationships, family relationships, forgiveness, and developing a plan against relapse.
- Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous
- Classes discuss shared life stories with successful members from the programs and youths receive resources within the community.
Placer County Office of Education Program:
- Classes are offered year round Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
- Youths are assessed for Individual Educational Plans to account for special needs, if necessary.