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Juvenile Detention Facility

(608) 785-6407 

Names and Phone Numbers to Remember

Facility Superintendent
David Steinberg
Phone: (608) 785-5542

Facility Supervisors
Jill Dunne
Matt Kuehl
Dean Ott

Jail Inspector
Scott Morris
(715) 836-5825
Fax: (715) 836-2331 

Visiting and Phone Calls

  • Juveniles may receive non-professional phone calls or visitors from 1pm – 4 pm and 6pm – 8pm daily.

  • Juveniles may call out during any scheduled free time, which may not coincide with these hours.

  • Professionals may call in or visit daily from 8:30am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm.

  • Family visitors may include parents, step-parents, foster parents, grandparents and siblings. Visitors should be prepared to produce I.D. and may be subject to search by metal detector.

  • Visitors arriving during business hours should enter through the main entrance of the building. Visitors arriving after 5pm daily or on weekends or holidays must use the north entry to the secure elevator.

Secure Detention Protocols

  • All detained children’s hygiene and clothing needs are taken care of by the facility. They need bring nothing with them.

  • Children in secure may do schoolwork from their own classes if the work is brought to the facility.

  • Children may not have any personal belongings in secure, including but not limited to, makeup, books and magazines, hygiene products, snacks, etc…

  • Medications taken by residents shall be brought to the detention facility in their original labeled containers. Any medication not brought in the original labeled container may not be given to the child.


(Monday - Friday) 

6:00 a.m.                       Wake up, showers, and chores
7:00 a.m.                       Breakfast, clean up
8:30 a.m.                       SCHOOL 

12:00 noon                     LUNCH, clean up
1:00 p.m.                       School resumes, Visiting                                

3:00 p.m.                       School over, Quiet time
4:00 p.m.                       Study Hour 
5:00 p.m.                       SUPPER and clean up
6:00 p.m.                       Visiting hours, phone calls  

8:00 p.m.                       Recreation Time
9:00 p.m.                       Snack
9:30 p.m.                       Bedtime
10:00 p.m.                     Lights Out 



6:00 a.m.                     Wake up, breakfast, and chores
9:00 a.m.                     Saturday:  Chores
                                   Sunday:  Free Time
12:00 noon                   LUNCH and clean up
1:00 p.m.                     Free Time (visits, phone calls)
2:00 p.m.                     RECREATION 

4:00 p.m.                     Quiet time
5:00p.m.                      SUPPER and clean up
6:00 p.m.                     Free Time (visits, phone calls) 

8:00 p.m.                     Recreation Time
9:00 p.m.                     Snack
10:00p.m.                    BEDTIME 


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