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Juvenile Receiving Center

South JRCThe Juvenile Receiving Center is a 24-hour facility that provides free crisis counseling, referrals to community agencies and a short-term placement for youth ages 8 to 17.

These youth may come to the facility on their own as part of the Safe Place program, parents may bring youth in for individual or family crisis counseling, or police may bring in youth who have commited a status offense or delinquent act that does not meet Detention Admission Guidelines. This may include running away from home, truancy, substance abuse, curfew violation or acting beyond the control of the youth's parents. No appointment is needed to access the Juvenile Receiving Center services.

Juvenile Receiving Center Locations:

  • Youth Services Main Facility: 177 W Price Ave (3610 South), South Salt Lake

    Hours: 24/7
    Phone: 385.468.4500 

  • South Office: 1292 W 12700 South, Riverton

    Hours: Monday-Friday 10 AM to 6 PM
    Phone: 385.468.4610