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Gardner Betts Juvenile Justice Center

2515 S. Congress Ave
Austin
TX
78704
Main Phone: 
(512) 854-7000
Library Phone: 
n/a
Parent Organization: 
Ages served: 
11-17
Pre/Post adjudication: 
Pre
Post
Beds: 
240
Notes: 
The pre-adjudication side of the facility houses around 50-75 residents on average, both male and female. Average stay is 7-10 days. The post-adjudication side of the facility, also known as the Leadership Academy, houses around 50 residents on average, both male and female. Residents stay anywhere from 3-18 months, and are grouped into 10 units, according to their treatment needs and gender. The Austin Public Library provides library services at both sides of the facility. Each facility has a distinct library and librarians visit the facilities several times each month.
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