Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility

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Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility
Location500 Ward Avenue
Chesterfield, New Jersey
StatusOpen
Security classYouth / treatment
Capacity1235
Opened1934
Managed byNew 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.[1] It is named for state corrections official Albert C. Wagner.

History[edit]

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.[2]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us". state.nj.us. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  2. ^ http://www.state.nj.us/corrections/cia/wycf.html Archived 24 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 40°10′N 74°40′W / 40.16°N 74.67°W / 40.16; -74.67