What We Offer

Regional Juvenile Center: Multi-county, short-term locked program (2–90 days) with three residential living units for youth

Anoka County Secure: Locked unit, more long-term (up to 24 months; typically 90 days to 24 months).

Pines School Day Program: Students referred from corrections, juvenile court, social services, Centennial School District, or other local school districts. Students generally have several violations, academic challenges, or behavioral issues in a regular educational setting. These students require a continuity of teacher services in a small consistent, structured instructional setting.

Non-Secure Program: Youth referred by social services and corrections living in a non-secure residential program, after which they may transition home, to foster care or another living situation.

Additional Programming:

Vocational programs in the Centennial Area Learning Center and Pines School help students develop a skill that makes them work-ready.

American Indian education coordinator provides cultural experience classes to more than 100 students in the Centennial District.