The purpose of the Juvenile Branch is to bring light to the needs of youthful offenders; build a more comprehensive collaboration with all state agencies, including those young adults whom overlap into adult services; and consequently reduce, if not eliminate, the chances of them returning to the juvenile system or being committed to the adult system.
To mission of the Juvenile Branch of the Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition is to bring more visibility and action to the reentry needs of our adjudicated youth through the plans and services within our inter-working systems.
While the vision is to reduce the juvenile recidivism rate, the primary goals of the Juvenile Branch are:
Deputy Director, Community Engagement and Reentry
Ohio Department of Youth Services
30 W. Spring St., 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215