Youth Treatment Center

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Discovery Art program at YTC


The Lucas County Youth Treatment Center (YTC) is a secure 32-bed residential facility for felony offenders who would otherwise be committed to an Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) institution.

Systems-based treatment planning focuses on:

  • Correcting criminal thinking
  • Promoting pro-social attitudes, values, and beliefs
  • Addressing family patterns and relationships
  • Developing socially appropriate ways to manage emotions and conflicts
  • Supporting academic and vocational achievement
  • Encouraging healthier lifestyle through sober and drug-free living
  • Participating in restorative justice activities

In 2022, 28 youth were placed at YTC: 26 male/ 2 female.


Read more:  2021 YTC Annual Report YTC/Reentry Support Services


YTC DYS FY 2022 Annual Report

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA):

If you are aware of or suspect alleged sexual misconduct within the Youth Treatment Center, please complete the PREA Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Harassment Reporting Form .


Youth Treatment Center PREA 2022 Annual Report

PREA Information - Parent and Resident Handbook

PREA Información - Spanish PREA folleto de Información

PREA Compliance Policy

Most Recent PREA Auditor's Report: Facility Visit July 20, 2020 - 2020 PREA Audit Report