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SCDJJ announces revised Mission and Vision Statements

Statement from Executive Director Eden Hendrick: I am excited to announce the SCDJJ Mission and Vision Statements have been revised to reflect our…

S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice and U.S. Department of Justice announce voluntary settlement agreement

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (SCDJJ) has entered a voluntary settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of…

SCDJJ plants new Healing Tree

LEXINGTON, S.C. – At a recent ceremony at the Broad River Road Complex, the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice presented the City of Cayce Police…

Gov. Henry McMaster Names Eden Hendrick as next SCDJJ Executive Director

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced Eden Hendrick as the next executive director of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile…

SCDJJ to Host Drive-Thru Job Fair

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is offering a new and convenient way for job-seekers to apply for select positions with the agency…

DJJ Suspends Visitation at All Secure Facilities and Alternative Placement Sites

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice has suspended visitation at all secure facilities and alternative placement sites for the next 30…

DJJ Youth Send a Piece of Themselves Home for Holidays

Being away from family during the holidays can be a difficult reality to accept. For three youth committed to the South Carolina Department of…

DJJ to Host 2nd "Meet the Artists" Night

Sparks fly, lathes turn and air compressors hum at the Department of Juvenile Justice's Broad River Road Complex. These are familiar sights and…

DJJ Youth to Compete for Mr./Ms. Birchwood Crown

Youth at DJJ's Broad River Road Complex will step into the spotlight this Friday, October 18th, to compete for the titles of Mr. and Ms. Birchwood.…

DJJ Unveils New Logo, Website

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice is proud to unveil a new Agency logo, color scheme, and external website.   For two decades, SCDJJ…