Central Communications Center
Incident Hotline: 1-800-355-2280
Want to know how to seal or expunge your criminal record? Visit the For Youth section for more information on youth records.
Find DJJ-funded programs in your area using the Program & Facility Locator.
Juvenile Justice Boards & Councils focus on crime prevention in their local communities.
Review DJJ forms by office or by subject. Forms are available for download in multiple file formats.
Juvenile Probation Officers (JPO) assess the needs and risks of youth entering the juvenile justice system.
Browse online health tips and resources by topic in the Health Initiatives section.
The Civil Citation Dashboard contains data on Florida’s use of Civil Citation as an alternative to arrest for 1st time misdemeanants.
The Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP) is a national initiative to reform the juvenile justice system by translating "what works" into everyday practice and policy.
Apply for positions with DJJ through People First.
Background screenings are required for all DJJ employees. Find out more.
Make a difference in the lives of at-risk kids. Become a DJJ volunteer!
Become a partner and inspire! Learn how your faith organization can work with DJJ to help youth in your community.
Nominate Outstanding Teachers
for Juvenile Justice Teacher of the Year!!!
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (FDJJ) invites you to nominate your program’s outstanding teachers to be recognized for their inspiring classroom instruction. Nominees must currently teach in a facility and must have been teaching in a Department of Juvenile Justice facility since January 2014. You may nominate more than one teacher from your program. Three winners will be selected from the nominations received. Nominations must be received by March 2, 2015. For more information, contact Education Director, Julie Orange: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information and Application Materials:
Teacher of the Year Letter Flyer Nomination Form Procedures
The Office of Education collaborates with the Florida Department of Education and local district school boards to ensure implementation and compliance with applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations of programs for youth served in DJJ settings. The Office of Education is committed to ensure youth served by the Department are afforded the opportunity to obtain a high quality education.
The Department of Education (DOE) serves as the lead agency for juvenile justice education programs, curriculum, support services, and resources. To this end, DOE and DJJ each designate a Coordinator for Juvenile Justice Education Programs to serve as the point of contact for resolving issues not addressed by district school boards and to provide each department’s participation in the following activities:
Education Transition Representatives in each school district can assist with transferring educational records, provide guidance through the transition process, and provide information to other districts on local school options.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
The My Florida Youth website was developed to serve as a portal and central location to access all of the youth resources available through Florida’s government agencies and departments. Housed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the site focuses heavily on educating youth about their career and education options while providing links to other Youth Partnership resources for parents and professionals.
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