Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility
|Location||500 Ward Avenue |
Chesterfield, New Jersey
|Security class||Youth / treatment|
|Managed by||New Jersey Department of Corrections|
The Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility is a detention facility, located on Ward Avenue in Chesterfield, New Jersey, United States. It is named for state corrections official Albert C. Wagner.
First opened in 1934, the mixed-security facility is owned and operated by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. The facility houses violent young offenders, as well as those incarcerated on narcotics charges. As of August 7, 2009, the prison had an inmate population of 1,235.
The facility emphasizes vocational, academic and social programs as well as individual and group therapy, substance abuse treatment and psychiatric treatment. The Bureau of State Industries operates a metal fabrication shop at the facility.