Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ)

The mission of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice is to:

  • Develop annual plans to implement the objectives of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and to promote the development of an effective and coordinated juvenile justice system in the State of Utah
  • Disburse funds received pursuant to the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act in a manner consistent with the plan and forward funding recommendations for the ratification to the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.
  • Advises the Governor, the Legislature, and the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) on juvenile justice maters and performs such other duties as assigned by the Governor, Legislature, and the CCJJ.

Disproportionate Minority Contact

The Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) is a Subcommittee of the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ) and tasked with addressing the overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system.

Utah Yellow Pages for Youth

Utah Yellow Pages for Youth provides information about youth service programs in the state of Utah serving at-risk youth and families. It is intended for youth counselors, youth service providers, parent educators, probation officers, juvenile justice practitioners, program planners and others looking for services/programs that will serve at-risk youth and families.

Risk & Protective Factors Information Tool

RAPIT provides comprehensive information on the well-being of youth in Utah. The tool covers alcohol and drug use, antisocial behavior, and risk and protective factors related to these behaviors. Information is available at both state and county level.

Utah's Challenge to Do the Write Thing

Do the Write Thing is not about winning a prize. It is an essential part of a long-term strategy to help students and adults better understand each other and work together to prevent youth violence. Below is a list of student writings from previous years.

Location

Agency hours: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

State Capitol Complex
Senate Building Suite 330
PO Box 142330
SLC UT 84114-2330
Office: 801-538-1031
Fax: 801-538-1024