One of the core strategies of JDAI is collaboration. JDAI is a state-wide partnership with Massachusetts government agencies, non-profits, judiciary, education and police departments that all work closely with JDAI.

JDAI Partners

Department of Children & Families (DCF)
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf/

Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE)
http://www.doe.mass.edu

Department of Mental Health (DMH) 
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dmh/

Parent, Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) 
http://ppal.net/

Department of Youth Services (DYS) 
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dys/

Youth Advocacy Division (YAD)
https://www.publiccounsel.net/ya/

Executive Office of Health & Human Services (EOHHS)
http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/

Children and Family Law Program (CAFL) 
https://www.publiccounsel.net/cafl/

Executive Office of Public Safety & Security (EOPSS) 
http://www.mass.gov/eopss/

Massachusetts Juvenile Court Department
www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/trial-court/juv

The Office of the Commissioner of Probation
www.mass.gov/courts/court-info/probation

KEY Program, Inc.
http://www.key.org/

NFI
www.nfima.org/nafinfi

CHD
www.chd.org

RFK
www.rfkchildren.org

SPECTRUM
http://www.spectrumhealthsystems.org/

Old Colony YMCA
http://www.oldcolonyymca.org/

Worcester Public Schools
http://www.wpsweb.com/

Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association
http://www.masschiefs.org/

Eliot Human Services
http://www.eliotchs.org/



The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) in Massachusetts works to ensure that “the right youth, is in the right place, for the right reasons.”


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative.