The Camden County Youth Center is Camden County's pre-trial juvenile detention center. Located on the county's Lakeland Campus outside Blackwood, New Jersey, the center holds boys and girls from Camden County who are accused of delinquent behavior and are awaiting action by the Family Court.
The Department of Public Safety and Juvenile Justice is committed to delivering professional and exemplary services in response to Camden County's diverse public safety and juvenile justice needs. We seek to build partnerships with all members of our county community in an effort to maintain overall safety while affording dignity and respect to all individuals. The exploration of innovative ideas and concepts leading to improved services which optimize resources is a high priority for department personnel. With professionalism and honor in our work ethic, we shall strive to protect and serve with excellence and enhance the quality of life for all who reside, visit, or travel through the County of Camden.
- Administrator: Chief of Operations:
Karen Weidner Johann Arnold
Building Front Desk: 856-374-6100
Nursing Department: ext. 6128
Educational Department: ext. 6122
Social Services: ext(s). 6114, 2495, and 2483