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Youth Services
Youth Services

Youth Services

The juvenile corrections system for the state of Ohio. One youth, one family, and one community at a time.

The Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) is statutorily mandated to confine felony offenders, ages 10 to 21, who have been adjudicated and committed by one of Ohio’s 88 county juvenile courts.

DYS  operates  three  juvenile  correctional  facilities,  provides  parole  services  from  five  district sites,  and  funds  and  supports
approximately  600  community  programs  throughout  the  state,  offering  about  88,000  youth  and  families  (based  on  annual program admissions) opportunities and services to affect positive change. 

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Department of Youth Services

30 W. Spring St.,Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Phone: (614) 466-4314
Fax: (614) 752-9859
Ohio Relay Service: 711