Tennessee Department of Children's Services

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Tennessee Department of Children's Services is a state agency of Tennessee that operates services for children and youth. The agency has its headquarters on the 7th floor of the Cordell Hull Building in Nashville.[1]

Juvenile facilities

The Division of Juvenile Justice operates juvenile correctional facilities.[2]

The five youth development centers are hardware-secured long-term confinement facilities for juvenile prisoners.[3] The youth development centers serve juveniles ages 12-19.[4]

Youth development centers include:[5]

References

  1. ^ "Central Office Directory." Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010. "Department of Children's Services Cordell Hull Building 7th Floor Nashville, TN 37243"
  2. ^ "Juvenile Justice." Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  3. ^ "Youth Development Centers." Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  4. ^ Brewer, Bill. "Teacher leads youth development center residents to second, third spots in Stock Market Game." Knoxville News Sentinel. May 2, 2010. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  5. ^ "JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS, AND TEMPORARY HOLDING FACILITIES." Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth. 4/4. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  6. ^ "Youth Development Centers." (list) Tennessee Department of Children's Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.

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