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					     Juvenile Corrections
           Monitor


Department of Human Services
  The role of the Department of Human
 Services’ Juvenile Corrections Monitor:
 To investigate allegations of abuse or neglect in juvenile
  corrections facilities.
 Provide training to DOC employees.
 Review DOC policies relating to juvenile rights.
 Provide a semi-annual report to:
   – the Governor;
   – the Legislature;
   – the Corrections Commission;
   – the Secretary of the Department of Human Services;
     and
   – the Secretary of the Department of Corrections.
    How do I report possible abuse or
        neglect to the monitor?
   Make a phone call to:
                 (605) 773-5990 or 1 (800) 265-9684
            ask for the DHS Juvenile Corrections Monitor
 Write a letter to:
                  DHS Juvenile Corrections Monitor
                    Department of Human Services
                      Hillsview Plaza, E. Hwy. 34
                           C/o 500 E. Capitol
                            Pierre, SD 57501
 Send an email to:
                          Infodhs@state.sd.us
 Use the lock box at each facility
Department of Corrections
   Juvenile Facilities
State Treatment and Rehabilitation Academy
                   ~or~
                  STAR

               QUEST
           ExCEL Program
            Living Center
       Youth Challenge Center
STAR Academy Intake and Holding Center
    Patrick Henry Brady Academy
      What Happens if a report of
      abuse or neglect is made?
An evaluation of the report will be made and if appropriate:
 The people involved will be interviewed.
 Records will be reviewed.
 Corrective action will be recommended.
 A report will be made to the Secretary of the Department of
   Corrections, the Government Operations & Audit Committee, and to
   the Governor.

 If I make a report of abuse or neglect will my identity be disclosed?
No, the identity of the person making a referral of abuse or neglect shall
   be kept confidential.
 South Dakota
Department of Human Service
Hillsview Plaza, East Hwy. 34
     C/o 500 East Capitol
    Pierre, SD 57501-5070
        (605) 773-5990
       1 (800) 265-9684
             E-mail
     infodhs@state.sd.us
              Fax
        (605) 773-5483

				
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