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cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:32 AM
Below, you will find information on the Juvenile Correctional Facilities in California. Click on one of the links to find out more about each facility.

Preston Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327605&postcount=2)
201 Waterman Road
Ione, Ca 95640
(209) 274-8000

Southern Youth Correctional Reception Center and Clinic (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327608&postcount=3)
13200 South Bloomfield Road
Norwalk, Ca. 90650
(562) 262-9979


O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327609&postcount=4)
7650 South Newcastle Road
P.O. Box 213001
Stockton, Ca. 95213-9001
(209) 944-6391

Heman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327610&postcount=5)
15180 Euclid Avenue
Chino, Ca 91710
(909) 606-5000

DeWitt Nelson Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327612&postcount=6)
7650 South Newcastle Road
P.O. Box 213003
Stockton, Ca
(209) 944-6191

Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp
13630 Aqueduct-Volcano Road
P.O. Box 1040
Pine Grove, Ca. 95665
(209) 296-7581

Ventura Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327615&postcount=7)
3100 Wright Road
Camarillo, Ca. 93010
(805) 485-7951

N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327617&postcount=8)
7650 South Newcastle Road
P. O. Box 213014
Stockton, Ca. 95213-9014
(209) 944-6400

El Paso de Robles Youth Correctional Facility (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2327619&postcount=9)
4545 Airport Road
Paso Robles, Ca. 93447-7008
(805) 238-4040

The California Department of Youth Authority (http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2357446&postcount=10)

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:33 AM
Preston Youth Correctional Facility
201 Waterman Road
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 274-8000

The Preston Youth Correctional Facility is located 40 miles southeast of Sacramento in Amador County. This facility houses male wards in a mixture of open dormitories and living units with individual rooms.
The James A. Wieden High School offers a full range of instruction including special education, basic skills, high school coursework, GED preparation, and vocational education. Community college work is available through correspondence courses. A Free Venture Program is also available.
Preston also serves as a reception center for wards committed to the DJJ by counties in northern California. While wards are in the reception center process, they receive a variety of assessments to determine their individual needs and to develop appropriate treatment plans.
Preston houses many treatment programs. They include an intensive treatment program, a specialized counseling program, and a specialized behavior treatment program

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:34 AM
Southern Youth Correctional Reception Center and Clinic
13200 S. Bloomfield Avenue
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 868-9979

The Southern Youth Correctional Reception Center and Clinic (SYCRCC) is a reception center and residential institution for youthful male offenders. This facility located in Los Angeles County is comprised of living units with single rooms.
This reception center receives wards committed from southern California counties. While wards are in the reception center process, they receive a variety of assessments to determine their individual needs and to develop appropriate treatment plans.
In addition to the reception center, this facility also has an intensive treatment program, a sex offender treatment program, a public service program, and an intermediate care facility for wards requiring this level of mental health intervention. The SYCRCC also has a residential program for younger wards.
Jack B. Clarke High School provides educational assessments and instruction to wards at SYCRCC. Special education services are available as are courses in basic education and high school work.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:34 AM
O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility

7650 South Newcastle Road
P.O. Box 213001
Stockton, CA 95213-9001
(209) 944-6391

The O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility is located in Stockton in San Joaquin County. This facility houses wards in dormitory-style living units. It houses male wards under the age of 18.
Joanna Boss High School provides courses in basic skills, employability, and high school courses. A computer lab is available to supplement all high school programs. Independent study and special education services are also available.
This facility houses a sex offender treatment program and a residential substance abuse treatment program. One living unit houses the DJJ’s youngest wards. The Foster Grandparent Program provides mentoring and tutoring services.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:35 AM
Heman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility
15180 Euclid Avenue
Chino, CA 91710
(909) 606-5000

The Heman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility (HGSYCF) located in Chino, in San Bernardino County, houses male wards ages 18 to 25 in living units comprised of individual rooms.
Lyle Egan High School at HGSYCF provides instruction in basic skills, remedial classes, GED prep, high school and college classes that can lead to an Associate or Bachelors of Arts Degree. Vocational programs are offered, with certification available in many areas. The Free Venture Program provides wards with opportunities to work in a variety of industries.
HGSYCF houses an intensive treatment program, a specialized counseling program, a sex offender treatment program, and a residential substance abuse treatment program.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:35 AM
Dewitt Nelson Youth Correctional Facility
7650 South Newcastle Road
P.O. Box 213003
Stockton, CA 95213-9003
(209) 944-6113
The DeWitt Nelson Youth Correctional Facility houses DJJ wards ages 18 and older. The wards are housed in open-bay dormitories. Parolees who are awaiting revocation hearings are also housed at this facility.
Education and work experience are emphasized. Wards attending DeWitt Nelson High School may participate in high school classes, special education, vocational classes, and evening programs.
This facility provides wards with a number of opportunities to gain employment experience. Wards participating in work experience programs may work within the NCYCC complex in various trade occupations. Wards may participate in public service activities and the Culinary Arts Program. This facility houses a short term substance abuse program and a residential substance abuse program.
Additional programs available to wards include the Match-2 program and the Foster Grandparent Program.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:39 AM
Ventura Youth Correctional Facility 3100 Wright Road Camarillo, CA 93010 (805) 485-7951


The Ventura Youth Correctional Facility for Girls in Camarillo opened in 1962. The institution at that time was one of the two state facilities which housed female offenders. In 1970, the first males arrived at Ventura and today comprise two-thirds of the ward population. The female programs include a recalcitrant unit, a specialized counseling program, a receiving unit, a pre-camp training unit, and a formal drug program. The male programs include a formal drug program. Female wards' ages range from 13 through 25 and males 17 through 25.
To meet the needs of an increasing population, Ventura has a wide variety of treatment, educational and vocational programs, as well as a variety of work programs which instill a work ethic in the wards. The academic program emphasizes competency-based education and employment readiness skills to help wards reentering the community obtain and keep jobs. Most significantly, the on-site Mary B. Perry High School provides qualified wards an opportunity to earn college credits through Ventura Community College which may lead to an Associate of Arts Degree.
In 1990, Ventura Youth Correctional Facility opened the Sylvester Carraway Public Service and Fire Center. The camp program includes the first female ward fire crew in the California Department of the Youth Authority.
In addition to the many programs offered, Ventura has one of the largest and best developed volunteer programs in the state. Currently, there are more than 250 volunteers who visit assigned wards on a one-on-one basis, run counseling groups or perform other services which provide a critical link to the community.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:39 AM
N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility

7650 South Newcastle Road
P.O. Box 213004
Stockton, CA 95213-9004
(209) 944-6400

This facility houses male wards 18 to 25 years of age and is located in San Joaquin County. This facility’s living units are comprised of individual rooms.
N. A. Chaderjian High School provides instruction in basic skills, high school courses, special education, and vocational programs. Community college coursework is available through correspondence programs. The Free Venture Program provides work experience in an industrial setting.
This facility has an intensive treatment program, a specialized counseling program, a sex offender treatment program, and a residential substance abuse treatment program. It also has a program for wards who wish to leave the gang lifestyle and have disavowed their allegiance to their former gangs.

cysreese
10-30-2006, 12:41 AM
El Paso de Robles Youth Correctional Facility
Airport Road
P.O. Box 7008
Paso Robles, CA 93447-7008
(805) 238-4040
The El Paso de Robles Youth Correctional Facility is located in the northern part of San Luis Obispo County. The age range of the wards assigned is 16 through 19. This facility provides housing in both open dormitories and single rooms.
The Marie C. Romero High School provides wards with instruction in basic skills, special education services, and high school classes. Cuesta Community College provides college classes on institutional grounds. Wards at this facility may participate in public service activities.
This facility also houses a specialized counseling program for wards in need of this level of mental health care.

cysreese
11-13-2006, 10:24 PM
Youth Conservation Camps

The California Department of the Youth Authority (CYA) maintains four "mountain" and two institutional - based youth conservation camps. In addition, there is one pre-camp training program that trains wards in fire safety and suppression methods. Fire crews from CYA camps perform about 350,000 hours of fire suppression services in a "normal" year for the people of California. All referrals to the camps must meet specific minimum custody criteria requirements.

The Preston Pre-Camp, operating within Preston School in Ione, trains camp-eligible wards.
The Department began its Youth Conservation Program in 1946 with the Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp. The newest such facility, the Sylvester Carraway Public Service and Fire Camp opened in 1990. It is a camp within the facility, operating out of Ventura Youth Correctional Facility. The camp programs are divided into "adult" and "juvenile" camps. Ben Lomond in the north and Los Robles in the south are the only "juvenile" camps in the camp system. The youth conservation camps are jointly operated with the California Department of Forestry. CYA staff are responsible for the custody, supervision and treatment of wards. Forestry personnel plan and supervise work projects performed by the wards.

Ward camp crews, each led by a fire captain (CDF), provide a variety of conservation services to state and local government agencies.

Crews typically work in state and county parks performing stream clearance, wildland fire prevention tasks, and restoration work. During the fire season, ward crews are involved in wildland fire suppression through the state of California. Camp crews are also assigned to flood control activities. The major emphasis of a camp program is on employability skills, with a strong emphasis on developing good work habits. Wards also receive leadership training within their crew structure.
The education programs are in the evenings and on Saturday. All non-high school graduates participate in either GED preparation, a high school program, or basic skills. The aim is completion of educational requirements for normal entry-level employment. Each camp also has a formal drug program.