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Placer County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday

JDF Programs and Services

Basic Necessities Are Provided to Youth at the Juvenile Detention Facility including:

  • Hygiene products
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Bedding
  • Medical care/Mental Health
  • Education

Juvenile Detention Facility Day Program:

  • Youths are offered access to:
    • a payphone
    • writing instruments
    • television
    • 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
    • Hygiene Program
  • 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
    • Smoking
    • Dental hygiene
    • Healthy eating
    • Exercise
    • Disease prevention
    • Mental health

Religious Services:

  • 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.