|Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center||
CIJDC was established in 1993 with Story, Webster, Hardin, Boone, Calhoun and Hamilton counties adopting a 28E agreement. In February 1994 a five bed sight was opened on the grounds of the State Training School in Eldora. Twenty years later, CIJDC has grown drastically, adding 18 member counties and 19 affiliate counties, along with constructing a state-of-the art facility. CIJDC is a Coed facility located in Eldora, IA. We accept juveniles from ALL counties and will hold out-of-state and adult wavied juveniles.
CIJDC offers the lowest rates for detention in Iowa. With the completion of our expansion, CIJDC is offering memebership/affiliation for a limited time. We encourage any county official to contact us immediately if you have interest in joining our agency. For more information on membership please click here.
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CIJDC has established itself as one of the most dynamic detention centers in the state. Our staff prides themselves on taking on challenging youth and ensuring they always have a safe environment to learn, develop and succeed through the daily program. With the new facility’s fluid design and high tech control systems, CIJDC is able to run multiple programming areas concurrently, maximizing the time youth are engaged in activities throughout the day.
CIJDC urges any county who is interested in membership to contact the center to see what offers are eligible to your county
Admission Criteria and Population Control
The Juvenile Detention Center does not control admissions or releases. Admissions are accepted only on the authority of the Juvenile Court and/or the arresting law enforcement agency. The Iowa Juvenile Justice Code (chapter 232) restricts placement in secure detention to those youth who are alleged to be delinquent and who meet one or more of the following criteria:
a. The youth is being held under a warrant from
Detention Services Offered Include: