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LaPorte Juvenile Correctional Facility

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 Facility Summary


Security Level

Avg Daily Population
 Calendar Year 2017: 40


John Galipeau

Address: 2407 N 500 W, La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 326-1188
Opened: 2017

LaPorte Juvenile Correctional Facility (LPJCF) provides a safe, supportive environment for committed female youth  and encourages the development of responsible young women.  LPJCF  is a maximum security juvenile correctional facility that has the ability to house 62 female youth.  LaPorte Juvenile is the only female correctional facility in Indiana and the only reception and diagnostic center for newly committed female youth. 

LPJCF offers a number of programs that address the needs of the youth population, including:  Voices, Growing Great Girls, Cage your Rage for Women, Addiction Recovery Services, WHY Try and other programs. There are also a number of volunteer programs for the youth to participate in. 

Community Advisory Board

This Community Advisory Board is for the Indiana State Prison, LaPorte Juvenile Correctional Facility, and Westville Correctional Facility.

2013 CAB Members

Volunteer Information

Volunteer Opportunities

H.O.P.E Mentoring is currently recruiting undergraduate college students to mentor the students at LPJCF. Visit their website for more information and to apply. Feel free to pass along their brochure to potential mentors.

Community Involvement Coordinator

John Cosich

LPJCF volunteer services are held in the evening. Please contact the Community Involvement Coordinator if you are interested in volunteering or making a donation. For general volunteer information, please visit the IDOC Volunteer page.