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Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

80 Duryea St., Newark, NJ 07103, New Jersey

Phone :
973-497-4735
Website :
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Essex County Juvenile Detention Center Visiting Information:

NON-CONTACT VISITS
Buildings #2 and #5
Wednesdays and Sundays
10:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 1:00 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 5:15 p.m.)
Buildings #3 and #4
Thursdays and Saturdays
10:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 1:00 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 5:15 p.m.)
Infirmary
Fridays
10:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 1:00 p.m.)
CONTACT VISITS
**SPECIAL CRITERIA**
Please refer to the inmate handbook for qualifications
Fridays
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
(No visitors will be permitted access after 2:30 p.m.)
ATTORNEY VISITS

Duration:

No time limit unless space availability is limited.

Essex County Juvenile Detention Center Description:

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  1. Jane Doe May 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm #

    What type of programs are in place to help the Youths that have been abused and have come from dysfunctional homes?

    • PrisonPath May 7, 2013 at 7:03 pm #

      Hi Jane,

      Please note the following information.

      Essex divider Municipalities Departments Directory Information Contact

      Department of Citizen Services

      Division of Youth Services
      50 South Clinton Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018
      (T) 973-733-4666 (F) 973-824-2306

      Administrator Charles Green
      (T) 973-497-4720 (F) 973-497-4747

      Youth Services Commission
      18 Rector Street, 6th Floor, Newark, NJ 07103

      Administrator Lee B. Fisher
      (T) 973-733-4666 (F) 973-824-2306

      DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES

      The Division of Youth Services provides an array of services to assist the needs and rehabilitate detained youths from their involvement in criminal activities and from a life of crime. This goal is to provide and to facilitate a variety of programming to meet the physical, sociological and overall needs of each youth admitted to the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center.

      Under the direction and oversight of the Administration, the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center provides a safe and structured environment. Housing, medical, recreation, education, holistic and social services are provided for detained youth ages 9 to 17.

      The Division of Youth Services offers a variety of programs.

      RECIDIVISM PREVENTIVE PROGRAMMING
      – Educational Studies (High School, GED, College Prep)
      – Religious Services
      – Behavioral Modification (Point System)
      – Mentoring Program.

      COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAMMING

      – Consequences of Crime Component
      The Consequences of Crime’s (COC) mission and objective is three-fold: 1) to reduce the increasing cime rate among Essex youth, 2) rebuild an open and trustworthy relationship between juveniles, their parents/guardians and the community, and 3) to bring about a positive change in the youth attending the program. The COC is a 6-hour crime prevention program, which provides at-risk youth with a realistic look at life behind bars.

      – Workshop & Lecture Component
      Workshops, lectures and presentations are available to parents/guardians, schools, community prganizations, law enforcement agencies, etc. covering the following topics:

      – Teen drug and alcohol awareness, and addictions
      – Leadership & Empowerment (helping teens discover a dream, a future, and a second chance).
      – Cultural Diversity
      – Communication & Social skills (breaking the silence).
      – Job readiness
      – Anger management
      – Peer Mediation
      – Teen parenting skills
      – Youth council (building positive leaders).
      – Consequences from gang violence and related activities.
      – Developing an aftercare approach for youths getting ready to re-enter society.
      – Developing outreach strategies for on-going support & resources for youth re-entering their community.
      – Gang awareness forums to assist parents in identifying their youth’s interest in gangs & related activities

      – Identify the signs of substance and/or alcohol abuse

      FAMILY SUPPORT AND REFERRALS
      The social services, mental health department and other external organizations coordinate referrals to provide continued support for Essex youth and their families.

      HONOR GUARD UNIT
      Detention officers represent the County at parades, community events, and funerals.

      Essex County Youth Detention Center
      80 Duryea Street, Newark, NJ 07103

      A/Director Charles Green
      (T) 973-497-4720 (F) 973-497-4747

      Superintendent Dennis E. Hughes
      (T) 973-497-4720 (F) 973-497-4748

      Assistant Superintendent Gina Saunders
      (T) 973-497-4720 (F) 973-497-4748

      Admissions & Intake – Telephone: (973) 497-4735

      Social Services Department – Telephone: (973) 497-4727

      Education Department – Telephone: (973) 497-4735 (ext. 2256)

      Community Support Program – Telephone: (973) 497-4735 (ext. 2222)

      Consequences of Crime Component
      Workshop & Lecture Component

  2. Breyonna June 4, 2013 at 7:15 pm #

    What are the demographics. How many inmates are white, black, hispanic.

    • PrisonPath June 4, 2013 at 7:43 pm #

      Hi Breyonna,

      We would not be able to provide this information.

  3. Mimi June 18, 2019 at 5:14 pm #

    Will I be able to talk to the Juvenile through the phone?

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