Institution Soenderbro is one of Denmark few secure facilities for youth under 18 years. It is located in the middle of Copenhagen in Denmark <Ref>The facility on Google maps</Ref>
The facility can detain 15 youth with a staff of 27 adults. On a webpage of the department of education, staff MUST be mature and have some stamina <Ref>23007288 The observation home Soenderbro, homepage of the department of Education in Denmark http://www.secretprisonsforteens.dk/images/Dk8.gif</Ref>
Teenagers between the age of 15 and 18 can be detained by the courts or social services if they are considered a danger to the society. One day cost 5,629 DKK per day (2008).
The youth sleep in their own room with bath. Every room is about 12-14 square meter. They are allowed some decoration of their own.
The day is spent with education or working with tools. The quality of the education have been critized <Ref>Boern bag tremmer (Children behind bars), by Chris Kjær Jessen, Berlingske Tidende, february 2 - 2008 http://www.secretprisonsforteens.dk/images/Dk8.gif</Ref>
- Info: Homepage of the facility http://www.secretprisonsforteens.dk/images/Dk8.gif
- Info: For ringe (Too poor), by Benny Lihme redaktør, Information, august 14 - 2007 http://www.secretprisonsforteens.dk/images/Dk8.gif