The Eaton County Youth Facility operates a coed 8 bed juvenile detention unit which houses juveniles who have been court ordered by the Eaton County Circuit, Juvenile/ Family or Probate Courts. While detained on the unit, youth are provided a safe, secure, structured trauma-informed environment while being monitored 24 hours a day by our highly trained staff.
Youth participate in various educational programs, discussion groups, recreation/gym and other activities along with having various job responsibilities. Youth have weekly goals developed (contracts) to help improve on specific behaviors and skills.
Detention Services Offered to Youth:
Within 7 days of admittance youth are seen by a medical professional for a physical exam. Staff coordinate all medical care and medications
Youth attend school year-round 5 days a week with teachers who coordinate with Grand Ledge Public School District. The school system does accommodate special education services
Youth for Christ is offered once a week for those residents that are interested in their spiritual growth
Daily groups including life skills, anger control and stress management, RBT skills, communication, and conflict resolution
Therapy services are delivered by in-house master’s level, licensed clinicians as needed