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.
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.