Volunteer with TJJD

If you would like to volunteer with TJJD, please contact your local community relations coordinator, or contact Tammy Holland


TJJD Advisory Council
on Juvenile Services
June 22, 2018
TJJD Lone Star
Conference Room
11209 Metric Blvd.,
Building H, Suite A
Austin, TX 78758

TJJD Committee Meetings
March 22, 2018
TJJD Lone Star
Conference Room
11209 Metric Blvd.
Building H, Suite A
Austin, TX 78758

TJJD Board Meeting
June 15, 2018
Ron Jackson Facility
Brownwood, TX

14th Annual Strengthening Youth and Families Conference
San Luis Resort and Conference Center
Galveston, Texas
November 5-8, 2018
Call for presenters

Our Mission:
Transforming young lives and
creating safer communities.

Core Values

Justice. We do the right thing, in all things, with all people.

Safety. We commit to a culture that protects youth, employees, and the public.

Integrity: We build trust through transparency and ethical behavior.

Partnership: We achieve best results through collaboration with counties, stakeholders, youth and their families.

Innovation: We proactively create opportunities to improve the juvenile justice system.

Latest News & Events

05.19.18: Statement from Executive Director Camille Cain on the death at Evins Regional Juvenile Center. (.pdf) »

04.22.18: Be On the Look-Out
Two youth escape Giddings State School. Find out more »

Youth Apprehended: Shortly before 7 p.m. both youth were apprehended in Montgomery County.

12.19.17: 2018 Board Meeting Dates Announced
January 25-26, March 22-23, June 14-15, August 9-10, October 25-26

10.25.17: The TJJD Board has adopted revisions throughout TAC Chapter 344, relating to Employment, Certification, and Training. Click here to see a summary of the changes. The TJJD Board also adopted changes within several other chapters. Summaries of changes to Chapters 341, 343, and 355 are also available. Click on the Resources page to see the final text.

10.24.17: The latest issue of TJJD Today has been released »

09.19.17: Attention, Family Members of TJJD Youth
Please help us evaluate the services your child receives by completing the Family Satisfaction Survey (in English or in Spanish ). Contact your child's family liaison or call 512-490-7090 with questions.

09.01.17: New laws related to juvenile records go into effect today»

08.25.17: Special Commitment Findings -- Overview and Implementation Recommendations

05.01.17: What's better than a best friend? A very well-behaved best friend. Find one on the new PAWS blog »

About TJJD

Advisory Council
— Agenda & Minutes
Agency Mission
Board of Directors
Agenda & Minutes
Executive Leadership Bios
Organization Chart
Policies & Procedures
Press Releases


Division Contacts

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Community Abuse Reporting Hotline
Administrative Investigations Division
1.877.786.7263 or
1.877.STOP.ANE | Email

State Abuse Reporting Hotline
Office of the Inspector General

Probation & Community Service
master contact list (.docx)

Open Records Request
Email or call

Office of the Inspector General 
call 1.866.477.8354

Office of the Independent Ombudsman
Email the Ombudsman or
call 855.468.7330

Media Inquiries
Email Brian Sweany or
Email Barbara Kessler