About the Transition Center

The Muskegon County Juvenile Transition Center (JTC) is a secure co-educational Court Operated Facility which functions under the auspices of the Muskegon County 14th Circuit Court- Family Division. Youth are referred to the JTC by Family Court or one of it's designee. Only youth who are accused of or adjudicated for law violations are placed in detention. 

Rights & Responsibilities

The facility assures that all legal rights of the youth are protected while in custody and that confined youth live free from fear of assault or intimidation by staff or other juveniles. Transition Center personnel are responsible for the care, guidance, and supervision of youth placed in their custody. Youth are released only upon authorization of the Court or it's designee.