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Goals Statement
Juvenile Center Goals
The goals of the Washington County Juvenile Center are:
  • To provide a safe residential environment where delinquent youth receive professional help and support to address their problems
  • To divert adjudicated felony level delinquent youth to the Washington County Juvenile Center in lieu of a commitment to the Ohio Department of Youth Services or out of county placement
  • To improve the youth's academic standing through a strong educational program
  • To provide each youth with drug and alcohol counseling as appropriate
  • To provide each youth with individual and family counseling
  • To meet the physical and mental health needs of each youth
  • To provide comprehensive treatment and aftercare plans for each youth
  • To provide a life skills curriculum that helps to facilitate successful transition upon completion of the Washington County Juvenile Center Program
  • To ensure that each youth has cultural, social, and recreational opportunities
  • To ensure that each youth contributes to the community by participating in community service projects for nonprofit entities
  • To provide voluntary opportunities for spiritual enrichment through nondenominational church service
  • To improve communication between the youth and his parents through counseling and parenting classes
  • To encourage parent participation in parent education, visitation, and family activities
  • To work with local agencies and schools in order to provide therapeutic programming and services which begin at the Center and continue after release

Washington County Juvenile Center
Washington County Juvenile Center


Stephanie Galati

1699 Colegate Drive
Marietta, OH 45750

Ph: (740) 374-7453
Fax: (740) 376-3581

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