Youth Intervention Center

Youth Intervention Center


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Data Provided By
United Way of Lancaster County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Youth Intervention Center is comprised of two distinct entities, the juvenile detention center, with a 48 bed capacity and the juvenile shelter care program, with a 36 bed capacity.

Detention Program:
- Serves male and female juveniles from 10 to 18 years, awaiting Court review for disposition, adjudication, or other Court action
- Works to stabilize residents through structure with educational and psycho-educational activities
- Teaches basic academic circles while fostering positive attitudes to school and learning
- Psycho-educational program includes: Fatherhood Initiative, drug/alcohol groups, victimization awareness groups, self-esteem and anger management classes
- Assessments provided: educational, mental health, drug/alcohol

Shelter Care Program
-Provides temporary and emergency care for alleged and adjudicated dependent and delinquent juveniles
-Provides professional therapeutic and supportive services to families and juvenile
-Serves 24 males/females from 10 to 18 years
-Residents participate in emotional, physical and intellectually therapeutic activities
-Uses intense case management to identify needs and provide appropriate resources/services and family therapy
-Provides psycho-educational programs in drug/alcohol, victimization awareness, self-esteem and anger management
-Provides assessments in: education, mental health, drug/alcohol by Caseworkers to develop reports for the Court
LocationLancaster
Geographical AreaLancaster
Intake ProcedureReferral from Lancaster County Juvenile Probation required for Detention and CYA for Shelter Care Services
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityYouth from 10 to 18 years
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24 hours
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 717-299-7821
Physical Site Address 1 235 Circle Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lancaster, PA 17602
Main Phone 717-299-7821
Fax 717-209-3314
Web Address www.co.lancaster.pa.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Youth Intervention Center
Affiliated Program: Youth Intervention Center
This Service: Youth Intervention Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Correctional Facilities (FF-1500)