The California Board of State and Community Corrections provides services to the county adult and juvenile systems through inspections of county jails and juvenile detention facilities, technical assistance on local issues, promulgation of regulations, training standards for local correctional staff, and the administration of a wide range of public safety, re-entry, violence reduction, and rehabilitative grants to state and local governments and community based organizations.


The appointed Board holds regular public meetings to make policy decisions and, through executive steering committees, involves a diverse cross-section of Californians in its decision-making process.

BSCC Sends Notice of Unsuitability to LA County

October 4, 2021
On October 1, 2021, following the action taken by the Board at its September 16, 2021, the BSCC formally notified the County of Los Angeles that its juvenile halls are unsuitable for the confinement of minors.  This notification triggers a 60-day period in which the county must bring its facilities into compliance with the BSCC’s Read More »

BSCC Seeks Help With Fees Survey

September 21, 2021
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 21, 2021) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections is asking for help in obtaining wide-ranging responses to a survey about the costs and fees charged to minors and their families related to confinement in halls, camps and ranches. The survey comes in response to a request from state Senator Maria Elena Read More »

BSCC Finds LA Juvenile Halls Unsuitable for Confinement of Minors

September 16, 2021
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 16, 2021) – The Board of State and Community Corrections found both Los Angeles County juvenile halls, Barry J. Nidorf and Central Juvenile Hall, unsuitable for the confinement of youth, a vote that requires the county to either remediate violations of the Board’s regulations or, after receiving a 60-day notice, remove the young Read More »


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Board of State and Community Corrections

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Sacramento CA 95833