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South Carolina DJJ - John G. Richards Youth Detention Center

State Juvenile

Last Updated: November 04, 2019
Address
4900 Broad River Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
Beds
64
County
Richland
Phone
803-896-9749
Email
corrections.info@doc.state.sc.us

South Carolina DJJ - John G. Richards Youth Detention Center is for State Juvenile offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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South Carolina DJJ - John G. Richards Youth Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 803-896-9749

John G. Richards specializes in providing substance abuse treatment services to 12 to 18 year-old male juveniles with alcohol and other drug abuse problems. These services are designed to assist juveniles in abstaining from using alcohol and other drugs and in becoming productive members of their communities when the Juvenile Parole Board releases them. John G. Richards is also home to a Communities in Schools (CIS) program, which provides specialized education services and is the nation's first in a juvenile correctional setting. A Special Management Unit is a place to separate juveniles who have significant behavioral management issues from the general population. John G. Richards opened in 1966.

Each campus provides:

      • education services through an independent school district
      • psychological and social work services by licensed clinical staff
      • medical, dental and mental health services by licensed practitioners
      • psychiatric services by contracted licensed practitioners
      • custodial care by certified correctional staff
      • recreational activities by trained staff
      • religious services by certified clinical chaplains

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Juvenile facilities overseen by the State of South Carolina do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

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Visitation Information

Visitation for state juvenile facilities is limited to immediate family only. Mother, father, sisters, and brothers are acceptable. The visitation rules are very strict, we suggest reaching out to the staff to get their specific limitations.

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