Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) Contracted Group Homes
Community-based programs provide rehabilitative programs for treatment to youth who have been adjudicated as Youthful Offenders (YO's) or delinquents and placed into OJA custody.
OJA currently contracts with 12 group homes for a total of 204 beds. These group homes provide a highly structured environment where young people in the custody of OJA receive therapeutic treatment, education, medical care, recreation, independent living, and social skills. OJA works with contracted partners in these staff-secure residential facilities. Crisis intervention is available 24 hours a day for youth who have extreme anti-social and aggressive behavior.
OJA Community Based Services Division
Shelley Waller, Deputy Director