Juvenile Detention Center

The Cascade County Regional Youth Services Center is a 24-bed, long-term facility that provides a safe, secure environment for criminally charged youth, ages 10-18 years old. Detention services are provided to the North Central Region (Cascade, Toole, Blaine, Hill, Pondera, Choteau, Broadwater, Glacier, Lewis & Clark, Teton, Phillips, and Liberty Counties). The Center also provides detention services to Counties outside the region, as well as the Department of Corrections, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the US Marshalls. While in detention the youth receive a variety of services including: year round full day school with two full time certified teachers, therapeutic and recreational services to include Yoga, AA, Bible Study, Church, Game Night, Team Building and Adventure Groups, Nutrition Education, Art and Pet Therapy, Responsible Choices, and Mentoring. The Parenting Wisely Program is also located at the Center and provides numerous parenting services to families in the community. Other services provided include transportation to and from placements, court and upon arrest and discharge. Electronic monitoring is also provided for youth ordered by the Court to house arrest. The Center's main goal is to enhance the ability of youth to achieve success and become productive members of society.


1600 26th St S
Great Falls, MT 59405


Phone: 1 (406) 454-6930
Fax: 1 (406) 454-6939



To provide for the care, welfare, safety, and security of detention youth.  We accomplish our mission by constantly striving for the highest level of quality care possible.