The Department of Juvenile Services' mission is to provide preventive and rehabilitative services to juveniles and families in need. Our goal is to assist in preserving the family unit while providing guidance to the youth.
Help for Youth and Families
Access to individual and family counseling.
Referral services to other agencies
Preventative programs / services
Juvenile Court Assistance
Help for Law Enforcement / Juvenile Court
Administering court orders.
Probation supervision .
Operation of McMinn County Juvenile Center.
24 Hour-on-call services.
Organizing and setting of court dockets
Help for Schools
School Board Delinquency Prevention Project.
Referral / access to state agency services.
Community service work after school hours.
Supervision of juveniles on probation..
Law Related Education classes.
Preventative programs / presentations.
Help for the Community
Community services preventative programs.
Community awareness presentations
Restitution program for victims
Office is located at the Courthouse Annex Building
5 South Hill St.
Athens, TN 37303
|Larry Rhodes - Director
|Ric Wilson - Assistant Director
|James Watson - Juvenile Court Judge
|Ann Landreth - Office Manager
|Dustin Prichard - Youth Services Officer
| Paige Chamberlain - Youth Services Officer
|Melissa Hughes - Youth Services Officer