MDHS Division of Youth Services

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750 North State St.
Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 359-4972

The Division of Youth Services (DYS) administers probation/aftercare services and institutional programs for juveniles who have been adjudged delinquent in Mississippi Youth Courts or are at-risk of becoming delinquent. DYS provides professional counseling, probation, supervision, and related services to children in their home communities, as well as education, rehabilitation, and treatment services to children committed to institutional care.