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Juvenile Detention

Detention Alternatives

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VA Dept. of Criminal Justice Services
This site includes information on coordination, program support, technical assistance, training, and monitoring of programs designed to address juvenile justice system improvement and delinquency prevention and programs to improve the investigation, prosecution, and administrative and judicial handling of child abuse cases.

Juvenile Detention Utilization Study
A study completed by DJJ in 2001
Department of Juvenile Justice
Juvenile Justice Legislative Handbook
From the 2004 General Assembly
2003 Juvenile Records Information Sharing Manual
This manual seeks to advance responsible information sharing by addressing misconceptions, explaining the law, and making practical recommendations. It is designed to assist agencies serving juvenile offenders and addresses records for children between the ages of 8 and 17, but it will be useful in other contexts.
National Partnership for Juvenile Services
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
National Center for Juvenile Justice
The State Juvenile Justice Profiles web site features rich, descriptive information and analysis regarding each state's juvenile justice system.
Coalition for Juvenile Justice
CJJ serves as a premier national resource on delinquency prevention and juvenile justice issues.
Child Welfare League of America
The Juvenile Justice Division of the Child Welfare League of America is committed to working with and through its member agencies in activities to reduce the incidence of juvenile delinquency nationwide and to reduce reliance on incarceration for accused or adjudicated delinquent youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative
Virginia Juvenile Justice Association
Code of Virginia