Section 3 Juvenile Classification Homes

1 Overview of juvenile classification homes

Juvenile classification homes have the following duties: [1] to conduct an assessment of juveniles based on professional knowledge and skills, [2] to conduct observation and protection of juveniles committed to the homes based on their characteristics and in consideration of their sound development, and [3] to provide advice and support for juveniles to relevant organizations in a local community in order to prevent crime and delinquency.

As of April 1, 2020, there were 52 juvenile classification homes nationwide (including seven branch homes).