Youth Center

Jackson County Youth Center - Entryway Mosiac
At the Youth Center we are very proud of the work that has been done by residents and staff to create this beautiful mural on the walls of the R.T.P. dayroom. We are especially grateful for the talent of Youth Specialist Peggy Jennings.

Mural Project

The Youth Center, is a 50 bed juvenile facility that caters to the needs of court involved delinquents. The Jackson County Youth Center houses two programs: Detention and the Residential Treatment Program. 



 To be the premier juvenile justice facility in the state offering a full continuum of quality services.
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To ensure the safety of the community, by investing in the lives of detained youth.


  • Reliable Safety & Security

  • Mentorship

  • Embrace Learning

  • Intentional & Thoughtful

  • Firm, Fair & Professional

  • Calm, Caring & Compassionate

  • Display Dignity to all we Encounter

  • Culturally Sensitive

  • Leadership.