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Upcoming Trainings

PREA Conference
September 28-30, 2015
Omni Southpark
Austin, Texas

11th Annual Strengthening
Youth Conference
October 14-16,2015
Embassy Suites Hotel
San Marcos, Texas

2015 Data Coordinators'
November 16-17,2015
Omni Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas

Trauma Informed Care
Training for Trainers
December 7-8,2015
Hays County Government Center
San Marcos, Texas

Upcoming Meetings

TJJD Advisory Council on
Juvenile Services
October 21, 2015
Hilton College Station &
Conference Center
801 University Drive East
College Station, TX 77840-2116

TJJD Committee Meetings
November 12, 2015
TJJD Lone Star
Conference Room
11209 Metric Blvd.,
Building H, Suite A
Austin, TX 78758

TJJD Board Meeting 
November 13, 2015
TJJD Lone Star
Conference Room
11209 Metric Blvd.,
Building H, Suite A
Austin, TX 78758

Public Contact List

Abuse Hotline

Administrative Investigations Division (AID)
Email AID, or call 1.877.786.7263 (1.877.STOP.ANE);

State Institution, Program, Service or Facility 1.866.477.8354;

Community-Based Program, Service or Facility 1.877.786.7263.

Open Records Request 
Email or contact them at 512.490.7734.

Office of the Inspector General 
Email the OIG or you may contact them at 1.866.477.8354 .

Office of the Independent Ombudsman
Email the Ombudsman or you may contact them at 855.468.7330.

Media Inquiries
Email Jim Hurley or you may contact him at 512.490.7016.

About TJJD

Pursuant to Senate Bill 653 passed by the 82nd Texas Legislature and signed by the Governor, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) was created on December 1, 2011 and the existing Texas Juvenile Probation Commission (TJPC) and Texas Youth Commission (TYC) were abolished. On December 1, 2011, operations of both TJPC and TYC were transferred to the new TJJD and all references to TJPC and TYC were changed to the new name. On behalf of TJJD, welcome to our new website.

Latest News & Events

  • 08.31.15: TJJD Executive Director's Report is now entitled TJJD Today (.pdf).
  • 04.08.15: The Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) is pleased to release the 2014 Supplement to Texas Juvenile Law, 8th Edition by Dr. Robert O. Dawson as updated by the TJJD Juvenile Justice Training Academy and the Office of the General Counsel.  For the first time, this Supplement has been published only in a printable electronic format and may be downloaded in PDF/Adobe Acrobat format by clicking here. We are committed to ensuring that this interim update of the 8th Edition will provide much needed analysis and interpretation of juvenile case and statutory law available in the state.  Be on the lookout for the release of the pre-order form for the hard-bound book and CD-ROM of the 9th Edition of Texas Juvenile Law set for publication in August 2016.
  • 04.02.15: TJJD releases a comprehensive collaborative report on improving youth outcomes at state and county programs: TJJD Youth Outcomes Report 2015.
  • 01.30.15: TJJD Executive Director's Report - January 2015
  • 01.27.15: TJJD Annual Report to the Governor and
    Legislative Budget Board 2014

Click here to view all of the latest news and events »

Executive Director Reports