About the Center
• The Sac and Fox Nation Juvenile Detention Center is located on twenty
acres east of the Nation's Headquarters. The facility is built around a
large central outside courtyard which is visible from many parts of the
facility including administrative offices, the central dining area and
the program area where school is conducted.
• The facility includes a six bed intake unit, two six bed secure units, two twelve bed units with mezzanine floors and one twelve bed unit with a mezzanine floor. All told, it is a sixty-six bed facility. It has a state of the art kitchen, a central dining area, a full gym, a library, classrooms, medical area and two conference rooms, a training room, and numerous offices. The outside courtyard has two talking circles and a full basketball court. There is also a "spritual courtyard" which contains a sweat lodge and is used exclusively for conducting sweats. The entire facility was built with the Sac and Fox Nation's culture in mind.
* Square footage: 49,950 square feet
* Construction Costs: 7.2 million dollars
* Funding Sources: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, Indian Health Service
* Rated Capacity: 6 intake beds, 60 single occupancy rooms
* Expandability: The facility has the ability to expand to a bed space of 120.