Influencing positive systemic change in youth's legal issues in the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems within Indiana.
Indiana Juvenile Detention Association (IJDA)
1800 N. Meridian Street, Suite 410 Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Phone: (317) 916-0786 Fax: (317) 916-5369
The Indiana Juvenile Detention Association (IJDA) was formed in 1991 and is a statewide collaboration between juvenile detention centers and professionals in Indiana. The IJDA is the sole organization in Indiana dedicated to addressing issues and concerns related to the secure detention of juveniles, including issues affecting the staff that serves these youth. The IJDA membership includes detention administration, detention staff, probation, private and public agencies, universities, legislative and government bodies, mental health professionals and juvenile justice professionals. As a member, access to monthly Membership Meetings, training opportunities and ample resources and information sharing are available.
Alison Cox, Porter County Juvenile Detention Center
Leshea Cates-Cullison, Madison County Youth Center
Traci Agner, Dearborn County Juvenile Detention Center
David Dickerson, Delaware County Youth Opportunity Center
At Large Members:
Anita Biehle, Bartholomew County Youth Services Center
Robert Jacobsen, Dearborn County Juvenile Detention Center
Becky Lutz, Porter County Juvenile Detention Center
Dennis Orr, La Porte County Juvenile Services Center