Alternative Care Center

The Alternative Center is located on the property of the Juvenile Probation Department but is a stand alone shelter for runaways. It is operated by the Juvenile Probation Department and has a rated capacity of 10. Medical services are provided by the department's medical staff.

Educational Services

The Waco Independent School District provides the educational services for these juveniles.


Visitation is allowed from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but is limited to the parents/guardians. For more information, call 254-757-5072.