Frequently Asked Questions

The Utah Youth in Custody Program provides education to children who are in the care of the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), Division of Juvenile Justice (JJS) or in a juvenile detention facility.

Education funding is appropriated to individual school districts that provide education programs for youth from kindergarten to 12th grade. For more information about the YIC program, please visit the Utah State Office’s Website on Youth in Custody.


The Utah Division of Child and Family Services protects children from abuse, neglect, or dependency and serves families experiencing domestic violence.