Juvenile Justice Services

Serves Youth Ages 12-21

Juvenile Justice Services serves youth ages 12-21 who have been committed to DCFS and placed within one of three youth centers or placed with the Youth Parole Bureau.   

    Juvenile Services within the Division of Child and Family Services

    • Three youth centers located across the state
      • Summit View Youth Center (SVYC)
      • Caliente Youth Center (CYC)
      • Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC) 
    • Youth Parole Bureau
      • Offices located in Las Vegas, Reno, Elko, Fallon and Carson City

    Each of these agencies have as a primary mission the goal of protecting the community while providing a secure and caring environment that encourages youth to develop competencies, repay their victims, and to reduce or eliminate recidivism.

      Youth Center Commitment

      Youth who are committed to a youth center, usually for delinquent behavior, are generally there for an average of six to nine months. Upon successful completion of the programming within the center, youth are released back into the community with supervision and case management services provided by Youth Parole.

        DCFS Data 
        Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population 
        JJ Facility Current Week
        Previous Week
        Caliente Youth Center - Females 42 43
        Caliente Youth Center - Males 62 62
        Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 60 60
        Summit View Youth Center - Males 39 43
        Total JJ Facility Population 203 208

          Sources: UNITY Database - RPT704 Report, Avatar Database - CLEO Report, Juvenile Justice Internal Reports

              Youth Parole Bureau

              Youth committed for mental health treatment are placed directly on parole, and receive treatment and case management services based on their identified needs. 

                Juvenile Justice Systems Agencies

                Juvenile Justice Programs Office

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