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All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice due to COVID-19. Only select County services are available on an appointment basis.


The Middlesex County Juevnile Detention Center is the secure facility for juvenile offenders that are remanded by the Family Court in order to insure their appearance at Court or to address the safety of the community. The Center is operated by the Office of Adult Corrections & Youth Services under the supervision of Warden Cranston and overseen by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.  The Center currently has contracts with Somerset County, Monmouth County and Mercer County to house their juvenile residents.  Its mission is to provide short-term secure custody for these offenders. It operates through the development and implementation of broad based services that, integrated with consistent supervisory practices and procedures, results in a safe, secure and appropriate environment for it residents.


​Middlesex County Department of Youth Services
Apple Orchard Lane
P.O. Box 7164
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Phone Number: 732-297-8991


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