The Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Foundation (JTDC Foundation) enriches the lives of youth in the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center which inspire them to reach their full potential.
The Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Foundation (JTDC Foundation) fosters community involvement in the lives of youth in detention, raises public awareness of their challenges and supports the therapeutic goals of the JTDC with respect and without judgment. The JTDC Foundation works closely with the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center to promote the physical, psychological, and educational growth and development of youth placed in custody. The JTDC Foundation utilizes a transformational approach that is guided by the Trauma Informed and Positive Youth Development Evidence-Based Model. They are determined to help youth placed in custody make personal, societal, and responsible choices to reach their full potential.