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Welcome to the Juvenile Services
The Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department (JSD) is committed to the youth and families of Miami-Dade County
JSD allows representatives from law enforcement and social services to work together under one roof to provide a complete range of services for both at-risk youth and youth involved with the Juvenile Justice System.
Formerly known as the Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC), the facility has served as a centralized processing, referral, and evaluation center for over 200,000 juvenile arrests in Miami-Dade County, and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Miami-Dade County recognized for its juvenile Civil Citation program
According to an annual study conducted by Caruthers Institute, Miami-Dade County received top grade for its success with the juvenile Civil Citation program in 2017.
Juvenile Prevention Services
Is your child experiencing behavorial or family issues and at-risk of getting arrested? We have resources to help you and your child.
Volunteering and Internship
If you are interested in volunteering/internship with the Juvenile Services Department, please complete the online form. We have opportunities in Outreach Services, Case Management and Intake.
Data and Records
The Data & Records Unit specializes in maintaining records for all juvenile arrests in Miami-Dade County and are retained according to State and Federal guidelines. The Department’s Quest data/case management system has the capability of analyzing data and generating reports on numerous person and case variables.
Miami-Dade County Youth Commission
Learn more about the Miami-Dade County Youth Commission and how to become a member.
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