The West Central Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) is a secure holding facility for youth from Auglaize, Clinton, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Preble, Shelby, and Van Wert counties. The center can house up to 44 youth. Read a brochure (PDF) about facility details.
West Central JDC provides youth with all the basic necessities. The residents receive three meals per day. They have structured gym exercise every day, and attend an on-site school Monday through Friday. Youth must participate in group programs such as: