Child Resources

Juvenile Detention

The Youth Opportunity Center Inc. manages and operates the Delaware County Juvenile Detention Center. This co-ed center serves youth who have committed delinquent acts and are under the jurisdiction of the juvenile probation department and courts. At the Detention Center, there are 6 individual day rooms and 44 cells, which include two isolation cells, in a safe and secure environment.

The Detention Center sets high behavior expectations with a daily schedule that the professionally trained staff use in a positive, respectful approach.

The center is licensed by the Department of Correction and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation.

What services does the center provide?

  • Pre-adjudication placements

  • Post-adjudication placements with counseling services

  • Psychiatric consultation, if needed

  • Medical services

  • Clinical staff

  • Indiana state licensed teacher and teacher’s aid

  • GED preparatory materials

Contact Juvenile Services James Williams at 765-741-4940 or for more information.

3700 W Kilgore Ave, Muncie, IN 47304

3412 W. Kilgore Ave. (Entrance 4) Muncie, IN 47304

Juvenile Probation

Mission Statement:

Delaware County Juvenile Probation works to build a safer and healthier community by giving direction and support to youth, helping families, and restoring victims.


  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Phone Number: 765-747-7793

Fax Number: 765-747-7728


Supervisor/Juvenile Probation Officer: Hollie Partin, ext. 816

  • Juvenile Probation Officer: Briana Massey, ext. 814
  • Juvenile Probation Officer: Christopher Doerner, ext. 817
  • Juvenile Probation Officer: Kaitlyn Boomsma, ext. 815
  • Juvenile Probation/Intake Officer: Mary Addison, ext. 813

Child Support

Calculate your Child Support

The Indiana Supreme Court changed Child Support Guidelines Jan. 1, 2010. Go to their website for online calculators and other information.

Paying Child Support

The Delaware County Clerk’s Office accepts only money orders or cash. No personal checks are accepted. 

Payments may be made by mail or in person at the Delaware County Clerk’s Office. Payments made by mail must be in the form of a money order.

Payments must be accompanied by the following information:

  • 6-digit ID

  • Payor name

  • Payee name

A receipt will be mailed if the payment is accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Change of address for the payor or payee must be done in person or by filling out a change of address form available at the Delaware County Clerk’s office.

The annual docket fee is $55.00 and must be paid by March 1st of each year.

Child Support questions?

The process of child support is extremely important…especially to the children involved.  Here is information from the Department of Child Services.

Abuse and Neglect

If you suspect a child is being neglected or abused, please call the abuse/neglect hotline at 1-800-800-5556. The hotline is open 24/7.

The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) protects children from abuse and neglect. Visit their website at for assistance. 

Parents: Drugs, Alcohol and Your Children

Do you find it hard to ask your children challenging questions about drugs and alcohol?

Check out these helpful tips provided by the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office from