The Middlesex County Youth Detention Center
is the secure facility for juvenile offenders that are remanded by the
Family Court in order to insure their appearance at Court or to address
the safety of the community. The Center is operated by the Department
of Youth Services under the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Its mission is to provide short-term secure custody for these offenders.
It operates through the development and implementation of broad based
services that, integrated with consistent supervisory practices and
procedures, results in a safe, secure and appropriate environment for