Counties Served: Clay, Duval and Nassau.
General Information: This circuit covers three counties in northeast Florida. Probation officers supervise offenders in the community who have been placed on probation or community control by the court and offenders who have been released from prison with post-release supervision. Probation officers enhance public safety by monitoring offender’s compliance with conditions of supervision. Probation officers assist offenders with resources and services necessary to transition from prison or jail to the community. Probation officers increase the offender’s likelihood of succeeding by using evidence based practices including assessment of risk and needs, enhancing offender motivation, providing positive reinforcement and ongoing support, and offering classes for self-improvement and behavior change including Life Skills, How to Make it on Probation or Community Control, Employment Interviewing and Application skills, Thinking for a Change or Moral Recognition Therapy Cognitive Behavior classes. Probation officers refer offenders to various community resources to assist them in obtaining employment, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, as well as other positive, self improvement programs to assist the offender.
Directions: In Jacksonville, take I-10 to Lane Avenue South. Turn left on Ramona Blvd. Then turn left on Ellis Road. Office is located on left after the overpass.
Offenders Under Supervision (as of June 30, 2012): 6,244
Community Based Sanctions and Programs: Substance abuse, mental health and sex offender treatment programs.
040 - JACKSONVILLE MAIN
592 Ellis Road, Suite 114
Jacksonville, Fl 32254
Fax: (904) 695-4019
041 - JACKSONVILLE METRO
921 North Davis Street, Building B, Suite 160
Jacksonville, Florida 32209-6805
Fax: (904) 301-3695
042 - JACKSONVILLE SOUTH
4613 Phillips Highway, Suite 221
Jacksonville, Florida 32207-9502
Fax (904) 448-4395
044 - YULEE
86058 Pages Dairy Road
Yulee, FL 32097
Fax: (904) 548-9393
045 - ORANGE PARK
302 College Drive
Orange Park, Florida 32065-0006