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The Facility

The Sault Tribe Youth Facility is a state-of-the-art, 25-bed secure juvenile detention facility. The facility houses male and female juvenile offenders from 11 to 17 years of age. The facility is licensed by the state of Michigan and federally certified through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The facility provides structured care and supervision of youth accompanied by support activities, health-related services, substance and mental health services, cultural services and focuses on furthering the educational, cultural and social development of each youth.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the highest quality of structured care to our youth through a variety of creative and cultural programs and services that teach accountability and provide protection to the community.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to further the development of positive social skills for the youth and families that we serve and to advance the overall safety of the community in which we live.

Contact Information

Facility Director
Dave L. Menard II

Sault Tribe Youth Facility
1130 North State Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Telephone: 906-643-0941
Facsimile: 906-643-6340

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