Governmental Agency Members

Governmental agencies, particularly court systems, probation departments, child-welfare agencies,
and educational agencies play an important role in addressing the needs of young people in the justice system, and those at risk of becoming involved in the justice system. This classification of organizational membership is open to agencies of state and local governments that share CJJ’s Core Principles.

If you would like to join CJJ as a Governmental Agency member, click here to apply now.

CJJ Governmental Agency Member Benefits

There are many benefits to joining CJJ's vast membership. We facilitate the development of leadership for juvenile justice reform for our governmental agency members in the following ways:

CJJ Develops Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform

  • Members have access to CJJ regional and business meetings.
  • Members receive complimentary, priority registration for all CJJ webinars on current and emerging issues, policies, and practices from experts in the field.
  • Members have access to fact sheets, toolkits, and new resources.
  • CJJ offers networking opportunities with juvenile justice professionals around the country.
  • Members receive the maximum discount for conference registration:
  • Members can receive training and technical assistance (T/TA) such as targeted webinars, telephone consultations, and connections to relevant experts.

CJJ Represents Leaders on the Federal Level

  • CJJ serves as the voice of our members to Congress and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
  • CJJ translates how federal policy affects the delivery of services to the field.
  • Members receive up-to-the-minute information about pending legislation and the federal appropriations process.
  • Members receive training throughout the year on federal and state government relations.
  • CJJ assists in the development of national and state-level reform efforts.

CJJ Enhances Communication Among Juvenile Justice Stakeholders

  • Members can serve and vote on the Executive Board, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Committee, Government Relations Committee, and other leadership committees.
  • Members can share information and get peer support through our network of 15,900+ state and local juvenile justice practitioners.
  • Members receive the monthly Juvenile Justice Monitor and enjoy priority news placement.
  • Members receive priority selection to present at CJJ conferences.
  • Members receive information about job postings and networking opportunities.

Learn more about CJJ's membership and the full benefits of joining CJJ as a Governmental Agency Member.

Application Form

Click here to fill out the short application form. On that page, you can pay your membership dues via PayPal.
If you would like to pay by check, please mail them to:

Coalition for Juvenile Justice
1629 K St. NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006-1631