Clay County LogoWest Central Regional Juvenile Center

West Cen. Reg.
   Juvenile Center

Statement of
   Intended Use
   Component Desc.
Secure Detention 
           CD Referral
WCRJC Operation
WCRJC Service


West Central Regional
Juvenile Center (WCRJC)

919 8th Avenue North
Moorhead, MN   56561
Phone:  218.299.5150
Fax:  218.299.7533
Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed on Observed Holidays

West Central Regional Juvenile Center

Stephen Larson
John Farnberg
Non-secure Program Coordinator
Troy Amundsen
Secure Program Supervisor

The West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC) functions as a coed 24 bed secure facility, as well as a coed 14 bed non-secure care program. The center is located in Moorhead, Minnesota and provides services for juveniles with behavioral, protection, dependency and delinquency issues.

Mission Statement

In an expression of the community’s concern for the safety and welfare of its youth, the West Central Regional Juvenile Center provides a safe, secure and non-secure setting for juveniles who are in need of out of home placement. Dignity, self-worth and responsibility are encouraged and developed. A varied and active program in education, recreation and counseling is provided.

Vision Statement

Nurturing Children Today……..for a Quality Tomorrow


To provide a safe living environment for youth.
To provide for basic needs of youth.
To provide an atmosphere which will develop and maintain self-respect, responsibility and concern for others.
To respect the rights of each youth.
To provide a variety of expectations so that each youth can realize some measure of success.
To help youth to discover and utilize resources that can help them to live successfully.

Pathways Program Brochure

The Pathways Program Brochure is available below in Portable Document Format (PDF). To view and print the PDF version you need the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader software.

Pathways Program Brochure (PDF: 595 KB / 2 pages)

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