GCRJC PREA Information

GCRJC PREA Information

In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, Cornerstone Programs and the Garza County Regional Juvenile Center have a Zero Tolerance Policy toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

Anyone with information regarding a PREA related matter or a sexual abuse allegation may contact the following entities. 

The agencies responsible for criminal investigations of alleged sexual abuse are:

Garza County Sheriff’s Office
412 W 15th St, Post, TX 79356
Phone: 806.495.3595

Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
State Abuse Reporting Hotline
1.866.477.8354

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The agency responsible for administrative investigations of alleged sexual abuse is:

Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Administrative Investigation Department (AID)
1.877.786.7263

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Why Use Garza County Regional Juvenile Center

Garza County Regional Juvenile Center
Why Use Garza County Regional Juvenile Center
 

 Safety Comes First

Garza County Regional Juvenile Center (GCRJC) places an emphasis on safety by minimizing use of force and confinement incidents. The program has achieved 100 percent compliance on Fire Safety and Department of Health inspections.

 Evidence Based

Use of Nobel Software to conduct evidence based risk and needs assessments in order to implement the most effective case plan for each youth.

 Cost Effectiveness

GCRJC provides cost effective programs tailored to the needs of each youth.

 Programming Services

Our programming services exceed our monitoring agency's standards by at least 35 percent.

 Transportation

As an additional service, GCRJC will transport to and from all court appearances, admissions or discharge pick-ups, and all medical appointments.

 Program Certifications

In it's quest fro greater accountability and seeking industry best practices, GCRJC sought and attained American Correctional Association (ACA) accreditation. Additionally, the program is a PREA certified facility, as mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.

GCRJC consistently scores in the high 90 percentile on its monitoring agency’s comprehensive inspections and audits.

GCRJC most recently achieved:

  • Zero deficiencies on 2013 FBOP Monitoring
  • 96.62% on 2014 TJJD Monitoring
  • 98.2% Program Completion Rate
 

Our Services

Garza County Regional Juvenile Center
Our Services
 

 What will GCRJC offer to your youth?

GCRJC providing high quality behavioral health treatment and detention programs for adolescent males and females

  • Full continuum of treatment services for at-risk youth with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Comprehensive Medical and Mental Health Assessments with on-going care
  • Individualized Treatment Plans developed based on Risk and Needs Assessment for each youth.  Each youth will be placed in one of the following programs:
    • -Pre-Adjudicated Male and Female Detention and Assessment
    • -Post-Adjudicated Offenders:
      • General Offender Program
      • High-Risk or Intensive Drug and Alcohol Program
      • Gender Specific Female Program
      • Male or Female 30, 60 or 90 Day Impact Program
      • Male or Female Sex Offender Program
    • TJJD Long-Term Treatment Program
    • State of Nevada Long-Term Treatment
    • Federal Bureau of Prisons Long-Term Treatment
  • Individual sessions, family sessions, and treatment groups include substance abuse education, anger management, victim impact, conflict resolution, life college skills curriculum, gang prevention, character development and others
  • Aggression Replacement Training (ART) and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)
  • Pyschiatric services and medication management provided on-site
  • On-Site TEA accredited education provided by Post Independent School District
  • On-Site GED preparation classes and testing
  • Online College Courses available through Ashworth College
  • Structured Recreation Program
  • Variety of religious services
  • Weekly Student Council meetings

What can the placing agency expect from GCRJC?

  • Bi-weekly and/or monthly treatment plan reviews
  • Incorporation of reintegration needs into individual treatment plans
  • Provide 24 hour immediate administrative response to the needs or concerns of the placing agency via the Program Manager, Director of Operations or Director of Treatment
  • Willingness to accommodate special requests as needed by the placing agency, i.e., special family visitation or home furloughs
  • Site tours of the facility at the placing agency's request
  • Bi-annual program updates to keep placing agency informed of the program services, policies and procedures, or state regulatory standards
  • Program generated annual contract renewal process
 

GCRJC Admissions

Garza County Regional Juvenile Center
Admissions
 

Admission Referral Process

Referring a client to GCRJC is an easy process which includes:
  1. Call GCRJC Admission Dept. 806.495.0266 ext. 128 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Obtain and complete all materials and forms for admission
  3. Requested materials are reviewed by GCRJC Admissions Team
  4. Admissions Department and Referral Agency or Parent/Guardian will work together to coordinate admission date, time, medications, admission documents and transportation arrangements

Garza County Regional Juvenile Center's administrative, clinical, and therapeutic safety staff have a common goal to provide clients with high quality assessment, treatment, and wrap-around/support recovery services.