Youth Justice Services

DHS supports young people in contact with the youth justice system to make positive choices in order to reduce reoffending and reconnect with family, community, and culture. We help them understand the programs and opportunities available to them to assist them in their journey.

Youth Justice Services coordinates a wide range of programs and support services including the Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre, psychology, speech pathology and child diversion pathways.

  • Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre
  • Community Youth Justice
  • Home Detention

For more information regarding Youth Justice Services, visit - Young people and the law

Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre

DHS manages the Kurlana Tapa Youth Justice Centre located at Goldsborough Road in Cavan, a safe and secure environment for young people in custody.

Community Youth Justice

Community Youth Justice (CYJ) provides statutory supervision and case management services to children and young people who are subject to supervised youth justice mandates within South Australia.

Home Detention

Youth Justice provides assessment, case planning and support to young people within the boundaries of their Home Detention...


Page last updated 26 May 2023