NNJS, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 as a non-profit (501(c)(3) business to operate as a juvenile detention center.
The Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Services, Inc. was established for the benefit of the counties of Northeast Nebraska. Presently, there is an inter-local agreement with thirteen Nebraska counties, whom each have an appointed member on the "Board of Directors." Also on the board, are two Nebraska Sheriffs, who are members of the Nebraska Sheriff's Association. NNJS, Inc. is funded by an assessment along with a room and board cost.