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If you have any questions about a Juvenile Detention matter please call or write to:


700 E. Jolly Road
Lansing, MI. 48910

(517) 887-4330 ~ Phone
(517) 887-4675 ~ Fax

Ingham county youth center


The Ingham County Youth Center, a division of the 30th Circuit Court is responsible for providing temporary custody and care for juveniles in a safe and secure setting.  The Youth Center supports a 24 bed unit for juveniles who have violated the law, violated court orders and stipulations of probation, and/or who are waiting court-ordered placement.  

The detention facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 365 days a year. Secure detention is a facility characterized by locks on the doors and other restrictive hardware designed to restrict the movement of the residents and protect public safety. Ingham County Youth Center secure detention program aims to give youth the chance to make positive change in their lives. Detention is viewed as a time to provide education, medical/dental, mental health, case management, Rational Behavior Training and other much-needed services. The facilities and their programs are a nationally recognized model for juvenile detention.

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Hours of Visitation:
Sunday:  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

To gain entrance, to to the intake door on the west side of the building, ring the buzzer and wait for someone to ask your purpose. Give your name and whom you have come to visit. Rules and regulations are located on the Visitation Page. Please be sure to read so you can adhere to all rules and regulations so your visit will go smoothly.


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