Juvenile Detention

Through an annual contracted agreement Cape May County purchases beds daily from Atlantic County. Youth Services provides a small transportation team which assists the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department in transporting juveniles to and from court and the detention facility on juvenile court days.

Harborfields operates under the auspices of the County of Atlantic, Department of Public Safety and is managed, under contract, by the State of New Jersey, Department of Law and Public Safety, Juvenile Justice Commission. Harborfields is located on Buffalo Avenue and Duerer Street in the City of Egg Harbor, New Jersey. The Program serves male and female juveniles between the ages of 12 and 18 awaiting court review for disposition, trial or other court action. The facility has 8 secure beds for females and 19 secure beds for males.