Detention, Shelter, and Secure

Abraxas Youth Center

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Description of ServiceAbraxas Youth Center is composed of three distinct youth care programs housed in one facility. Abraxas houses the following: * An eighteen bed, short-term, non-secure residential care unit for dependent and alleged or adjudicated delinquent youth * A 45 day diagnostic program * An eighteen bed, secure detention unit for alleged or adjudicated delinquent youth * A thirty-six bed, secure residential treatment unit providing services to adjudicated juvenile male firesetters, sexual offenders, and/or habitual offenders. The Abraxas Youth Center provides life skills, goal setting, cognitive behavioral programs, a 52-week group curriculum with counseling seven nights a week. Also available: family counseling, psychiatric consultation, discharge and continuing care planning.
Geographical AreaFranklin, Fulton, Adams, Cumberland
Facility/ADA AccessADA compliant.
Intake ProcedureMust call for bed availability.
Client Information
Age GroupYoung Adults
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityMale and Female (Detention and Shelter) and Male only (Secure) who are 10-18 years of age (Detention and Shelter) and 12-18 years of age (secure).
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesIndividuals should contact the agency to learn of what fees or insurance are accepted.
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance
Hours of Operation 24 Hours/7 Days a Week
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 10058 South Mountain Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip South Mountain, PA 17261
Mailing Address 1 P.O. Box 334
Mailing City, State, Zip South Mountain, PA 17261
Mail Attention To Mike Grassmyer
Main Phone 717-749-3066
TDD Phone 800-560-7731
Fax 717-749-3229
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Abraxas Youth Center
Affiliated Program: Abraxas Youth Center
This Service: Detention, Shelter, and Secure
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Correctional Facilities (FF-1500)
General Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Programs (FN-1500.3600-250)
Juvenile Delinquency Prevention (FN-1500.3600)
Juvenile Detention Facilities (FF-1500.3500)
Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Programs (FN-1500.3700)