The Juvenile Detention Facility is a secure placement, which helps bridge a youth’s movement from the Juvenile Court System to the Wayne County Juvenile Justice System. The Juvenile Detention Facility has 194 beds and houses about 160 juveniles daily. The Juvenile Detention Facility will accept youths for admissions over the age of eight years and up to the age of 20 years for charges occurring prior to their 17th birthday, and where the Family Division of the Third Judicial Circuit Court Family holds jurisdiction.
Deputies assigned to the Juvenile Detention Facility provide order in the lobby, courtrooms, parking structure, all corridors and outside perimeters of the facility.
The Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility is open for official business during the hours of 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. every day. Visiting hours are on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (please contact the front desk for the visiting times). Parents or Legal Guardians may visit during the visiting hours and must present proper identification at each visit.
For further information you can contact the following numbers:
JDF Lobby Desk (313) 967-2040