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Okeechobee County Juvenile Detention

County Juvenile

Last Updated: June 28, 2019
Address
1301 Bell Ave, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982
Beds
50
County
Okeechobee
Phone
772-468-3940
Fax
772-468-4005
Email
michael.slayton@truecorebehavioral.com

Okeechobee County Juvenile Detention is for County Juvenile offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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Okeechobee County Juvenile Detention basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 772-468-3940

The Okeechobee County Juvenile Detention is a medium to low-security detention center located at 1301 Bell Ave Ft. Pierce, FL that is operated locally by the Juvenile Justice Department and holds youths awaiting the determination of punishment for the crimes which they are accused. Most of the adolescents are here for less than two years.

High- & Maximum-Risk Male

Program Description:

The Okeechobee Youth Development Center (OYDC) is a behavioral and mental health treatment program that serves males, ages 13 to 21, who are adjudicated high-risk. Youth in this program will have an average length of stay that ranges from 9 to 12 months and a treatment plan that include Mental Health Overlay Services. OYDC offers mental health overlay services, substance abuse prevention and counseling, case management, life and social skills training, behavior modification, release and transition planning, and recreation and leisure activities. Co-located with OYDC is the Okeechobee Youth Correctional Center (OYCC).

The Okeechobee Youth Correctional Center (OYCC) is a maximum-risk program that serves committed males between the ages of 13 and 21. The program is highly structured and provides secured care, cognitive-behavioral treatment and evidence-based services. The program offers education and vocational training, Mental Health Overlay Services (MHOS) and substance abuse prevention and counseling, case management, life and social skills training, behavior modification, release and transition planning, and recreation and leisure activities. The anticipated average length of stay is between 18 and 36 months.

Each of the treatment programs offers psychotherapeutic services that include individual, family, or group counseling, cognitive skills training, and relapse prevention training. Therapy is provided by qualified mental health and substance abuse professionals under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional. Psychiatric services, including psychiatric evaluation, psychopharmacological services, treatment recommendations and consultation, are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a licensed psychiatrist.

Clothing and shoes for the young men are provided by each program.


Academic & Career Education:

OYDC and OYCC are Type 3 programs, offering English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading. Career and technical opportunities are offered.

Academic services are provided by the Washington County School District.

Inmate Locator

Juvenile facilities overseen by Okeechobee County do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

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Visitation Information

Visitation for a county or regional juvenile facility is limited to immediate family only. Mother, father, sisters, and brothers are allowed. The visitation rules are very strict, we suggest reaching out to the staff to get their specific limitations.

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