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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.