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Miami Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center 3300 NW 27th Avenue miamidade (305) 637-4500 (305) 637-4669 Miami-Dade, Monroe Miami Steve Owens Ell Fance and Samuel Thelon
 Wed  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
 Sun  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Holidays  To Be Announced

The Miami Dade Juvenile Detention Center is a 126 bed, hardware secure facility that serves youth detained by various circuit court(s). Youth are detained pending adjudication, disposition or placement in commitment facility.

The facility provides supervision of youth in a safe, secure and humane environment. Services for youth include: education, mental health, substance abuse, and health care. Medical and mental health are contracted services. Educational services are funded by the Department of Education through local school districts.

A typical day in secure detention would involve hygiene, meals, school, structured physical and educational activities, and court appearance as scheduled. The average length of stay in secure detention is approximately 15 days.

Please contact the Superintendent if interested in donating time and/or resources to enhance detention program activities.

Note: Parents, grandparents, and legal guardians are approved visitors. Others may only visit if so ordered by the court or specifically approved by the superintendent or designee. Legal counsel, probation, law enforcement and clergy and other professionals may visit detainees as necessary, but are subject to the same requirements regarding signing-in and contraband. All visitors must have a photo ID.

Administration - PH: (305) 637-4343 FAX: (305) 637-2812

Superintendent - PH: (305) 637-4682

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