TJJD Agency Updates and News Archive

11.09.2018 Today at 10 o’clock, the Advisory Council for Juvenile Services will meet at the agency’s headquarters in Austin. The meeting will be live-streamed on the TJJD Facebook page, and you can download the agenda.

10.26.2018 Today at 9 o’clock, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department’s Board of Directors will meet at the agency’s headquarters in Austin. The meeting will be live-streamed on the TJJD Facebook page, and you can also download the agenda and information packet.

09.11.2018 Executive Director Camille Cain issued a statement regarding the Star of Texas Award given by Governor Greg Abbott to the family of Richard Hale. Read the statement here.

09.07.2018 Today at 10 o’clock the TJJD Advisory Council and President’s Council will hold a joint meeting at our Austin headquarters. You can watch the live-stream on our Facebook page and download a copy of our budget presentation here.

09.05.2018 The ninth edition of Texas Juvenile Law, a comprehensive reference guide to statutes, case decisions, and procedures affecting the juvenile justice system, has been published. Find out how to get your copy here.

08.10.18 Today at 9:00 am, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department's Board of Directors will meet at the agency's headquarters, in Austin. The meeting will be live-streamed on the TJJD Facebook page, and you can also download the agenda and information packet.

08.01.18 Executive Director Camille Cain announces changes to help improve the health and wellness of the youth at TJJD facilities.
Read the press release here.

06.15.18: Today the Board of Directors of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department unanimously approved the agency’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2023. You can read it here.

06.15.18: Today at 11:00am, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department’s Board of Directors will meet at the Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Facility, in Brownwood. The meeting will be live-streamed on the TJJD Facebook page, and you can get the agenda and an information packet here.

06.01.18: Executive Director Camille Cain sends Short-Term Solutions and Long-Term Goals: A Plan for TJJD to the Governor. View her letter to Governor Abbott and the plan »