Youth Law T.E.A.M. of Indiana, Inc.
a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization

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. 

Elected Officials:

Alison Cox, Porter County Juvenile Detention Center           

Vice President
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

Indiana Juvenile Detention Centers:
Allen County
Bartholomew County
Clark County
Dearborn County
Delaware County
Elkhart County
Grant County
Hamilton County
Howard County
Jackson County
Johnson County
Knox County
Lake County
LaPorte County
Madison County
Marion County
Porter County
St. Joseph County
Vanderburgh County
Vigo County

If you are interested in becoming a member of IJDA please complete the membership form below and include any applicable fees.
Membership Form                                                IJDA Constitution and By-Laws

Additional Resources:
Link:  Proposed Indiana Juvenile Detention Standards
Final 2012 PREA Juvenile Standards                                          
DRAFT - MOU Emergency Transfer
2003 Indiana Juvenile Detention Standards
Link: Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) Correctional Training Institute (CTI)
Link: Indiana Criminal Justice Association (ICJA)
Link: National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS)                 
Link: Indiana Youth Institute (IYI)
Link: Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)                                    
Link: National PREA Resource Center
Link: Probation Officer’s Professional Association of Indiana (POPAI)

IJDA Membership Meeting Minutes

January 2017

March 2017

May 2017