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  • Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile Center
    1231 5th St NW, Bemidji, MN 56619
Service Info
Service:Juvenile Residential Correction Center
Agency: Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile Center
Location:1231 5th St NW, Bemidji, MN, 56619 Map
Phone: (218) 751-3196

Service Description

The Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile Center provides juvenile residential treatment and corrections through a range of services and facilities.

Facility types include:

Non-secure and secure detention - Short-term detention and shelter care
 * 35-day evaluations - psychological, behavioral and educational
 * Community service/restitution work programs
 * Short term consequence programs (1 to 56 day) that fulfill court obligations
 * Pre- and Post-Adjudication detention services (72 hour)
 * 30/60/90 day programs
 * School educational program

Residential treatment program for 25 youth ages 12-18 for a minimum of four months
 * Individualized treatment program
 * On-site counseling and support groups
 * American Indian cultural activities

Satellite group foster homes - Offer therapeutic services in a structured family setting for youth ages 10-18
 * Status and non-status offender services
 * Court-ordered placement
 * Therapeutic treatment services through community agencies


Child Foster Care Placement
  • Group care
Mental Health Services
  • Adolescent/youth counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Individual counseling
  • Psychiatric evaluation
Type of Client Preferred
  • Children


A court order is required before placement.

Application Instructions

Referrals by judges, probation officers and police officers


Paid through county

Business Hours

Administrative hours are 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday. Center operates 24 hours a day.

Area Served

Primarily serves Northwestern Minnesota




Telephone types, numbers and hours

Main (218) 751 - 3196
FAX (218) 751 - 3229

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Statewide TTY Number

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