The Mercer County Day Treatment Program (MCDT) is located at 530 Perryville Street and is operated by the Mercer County School District in cooperation with the Department of Juvenile Justice. The program capacity is 30 students. The program serves both male and female children, ages 12 through 18, who have demonstrated an inability to function in a public school setting due to behavioral and/or academic difficulties and/or probated through the Department of Juvenile Justice. The program is designed to provide a comprehensive array of community-based services for at risk youth directed toward promoting rehabilitation and stabilization within families and to provide opportunities for growth and development to meet each individual’s human potential. Youths reside in the community and attend school Monday through Friday from 8:05 a.m. until 3:05 p.m.