El Dorado County's lone juvenile treatment center to be in South Lake Tahoe - for now

[Paula Peterson]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - Starting May 25, 2019, there will be no more youth staying in the Placerville Juvenile Detention Facility. After a decision by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in February, South Lake Tahoe's Juvenile Treatment Center (JTC) will be the only youth facility in the county to serve those in the justice system 18-years-old and younger, for now.

There are several reasons for the changes including an aging facility, increasing costs and the fact that fewer youth are working their way through the juvenile justice system.

The 50-year-old Placerville facility is not satisfying the ...

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Submitted by paula on Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:33pm