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Juvenile Detention Center

Medical Care

Medical Staff Examining Juvenile

(616) 632-5779

Medical staff examine juveniles within 24 hours of being admitted. There is a routine physical examination which includes a tuberculosis (TB) test and sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing.  Our dentist is here one day a month.  He does a dental examination and some dental repair. 

Nursing Staff in Office

Nursing staff are on duty from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday.  Clinic medical doctors see juveniles in Detention twice a week, and our doctor is always on call.  Medical staff verify all medical prescriptions and obtain any needed prescriptions.  If a child becomes ill or has an accident, the facilities of local hospitals are used.  If such an emergency happens, parents are immediately notified by a shift supervisor or probation officer.

Mental Health Care

(616) 632-5754
(616) 632-5763

Network 180 is contracted to provide on-site crisis intervention services and assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  During routine on-site time, mental health clinicians provide mental health and/or substance abuse assessment; brief, focused mental health intervention; crisis intervention; psychiatric evaluation, and coordination of mental health and/or substance abuse services with parents, probation officers, the Department of Human Services workers, and other professionals involved with the juveniles in Detention.

Contact Us

Juvenile Detention Center

Juvenile Detention

1501 Cedar Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1390

(616) 632-5750

(616) 632-5758

Stacy McGinnis
Superintendent

Rick Gutierrez
Assistant Superintendent

Visitation Hours

Sundays

Last Name Begins With:
A - K, 1:00 - 2:00pm
L - Z, 3:30 - 4:30pm

Wednesdays

Last Name Begins With:
A - K, 6:00 - 7:00pm
L - Z, 7:30 - 8:30pm

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