Juvenile Detention Center


    R. Kevin McKee, Director       
200 Clay Street
         Edwardsville, IL  62025 
Phone:  (618) 692-6255
Fax:  (618) 296-7602
Jeffrey Seaman, Superintendent
    100 W. 5th Avenue 
 Edwardsville, IL  62025
 Phone: (618) 692-1002
 Fax: (618) 692-8959

The Juvenile Detention Home is a 49 bed facility utilized as the County's temporary placement center for juveniles awaiting court decisions on their cases. The correctional officers work mainly at this facility. The main functions of this facility include:

  • Provision of teaching services for continuing education while juveniles are housed in the facility as well as internal and community recreational opportunities for the juveniles.
  • Provision of counseling and social services activities relative to the individual cases.
  • Ensuring all students practice healthy eating and physical activity behaviors throughout the school day, the Detention Wellness Policy is adopted.