JCC-St Anthony - Facility Overview


  • Staff secure
  • 128-bed capacity
  • On-site education, meals, recreation, clinical, and nursing services
Target Population
  • High-risk adjudicated male and female juvenile offenders
  • Ages 13-19 years
  • Statewide placements, with focus on juveniles from Idaho’s 16 eastern counties
  • Juveniles with significant substance abuse issues
  • Adjudicated sexual offenders
  • Juveniles with severe mental health issues (Severe Emotional Disturbance)
  • Female juvenile offenders
  • District court commitments
Estimated Length of Stay
  • 9-15 months
Visiting Hours
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Observation and Assessment: Saturday, Noon to 4 P.M. and Sunday, 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.
Address and Map
  • 2220 East 600 North, St. Anthony, Idaho Phone: (208) 624-3462
  • Head north on Route20/S Bridge St. toward East 3rd South
  • Turn left at W. Main St.
  • Turn right at North 12th West
  • Turn left at East 600 North/North Parker Rd.; JCC–St. Anthony will be on the left
Point A=St. Anthony, Idaho
Point B=Juvenile Corrections Center

Basic Services

Program Services (Cottage Life)

  • Therapeutic community
  • Level system
    • Cognitive restructuring
    • Life skills
    • Group meetings
    • Community service
    • Restitution
    • Victim/Offender work
    • Daily chores, schedule, rating
    • Bi-monthly progress report
    • Monthly progress staffings
    • Anger management
    • Empathy education

Physical/Health Services

  • On-site nurse with 24-hour on-call
  • On-site meal service
  • Large muscle exercise/recreation
  • Medical/dental/vision access
  • Safety and security

Support Services

  • Maintenance
  • Laundry
  • Food services
  • House force

Clinical Services

  • Drug and alcohol
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family counseling/mediation
  • Family enrichment
  • Relapse prevention
  • Assessment(s)

Educational Services

  • Special education
  • Individual Education Plans
  • HS diploma
  • Fully accredited
  • Certified instructors
  • Computer technology
  • Vocational/Educational skills

Religious Activities

  • LDS services
  • Seminary
  • Missionaries
  • Mass
  • Catechism
  • Fireside
  • Protestant services
  • Bible study
  • Youth-A-Glow
  • Others arranged as needed

            In 1903, the Idaho legislature passed a bill establishing the Idaho Industrial Reform School for the commitment of wayward or incorrigible youth, runaways, or without proper parental care.
            Names have been changed through the 100 years of service to Idaho.
-1905 Idaho Industrial Training School          -1963 State Youth Training Center
-1974 Youth Services Center                          -1995 Juvenile Corrections Center
            Has served under the following agencies:
-Board of Education
-Department of Environmental and Community Services
-Department of Health and Welfare
            -Currently, Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections
The Department and the surrounding community celebrated its 100th year of continuous operations in 2003.
Food Services
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs). 
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). UDSA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.