Crossroads Juvenile Center

Crossroads Juvenile Center

Crossroads Juvenile Center is one of two state-of-the-art, 125-bed, secure juvenile detention facilities built to replace Spofford Juvenile Center, New York City's only secure juvenile detention center. Members of Justices Solutions Group worked in close collaboration with administrative and line staff to develop:

Facility Master Plan

  • Master Plan including functional and space program and adjacency diagrams
  • Design review/ Construction oversight


Transition and Operational Plan

  • Transition master plan and schedules for the transfer of approximately 500 staff and 300 juveniles to the new facilities
  • Staffing plans and training program
  • Construction supervision
  • Selection and layout of furniture and equipment
  • Selection of security systems
  • Outfitting of buildings for operation
  • Policies and Procedures and Post Orders
  • Community and intergovernmental relations


Total Construction Cost: $32,000,000
Total Square Ft: 105,000
Size: 125-beds
Use: Secure Juvenile Detention
Owner: NYC Dept. of Juvenile Justice