Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families

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Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families (DSCYF) is a state agency of Delaware. It has its headquarters in the Delaware Youth and Family Center (DYFC), located in unincorporated New Castle County, near Wilmington.[1][2]

Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services[edit]

The Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services (DYRS) operates juvenile correctional facilities.[3]

The division has some pretrial facilities. The New Castle County Detention Center (NCCDC) is a 64 bed secure pretrial facility. It is Building 12 at the 963 Centre Road complex in unincorporated New Castle County.[4] The William Marion Stevenson House Detention Center, which houses 55 pretrial children, is located in Milford.[5]

The Ferris School for Boys, with capacity for 80 boys, is the secure facility for adjudicated males. The Ferris School, which opened in 1997, is located in unincorporated New Castle County.[6] The Mowlds Cottage is a transition program for juveniles who are about to re-enter the free world.[7] The Grace and Snowden Cottages are facilities for adjudicated males and females. They are in the 1825 Faulkland Road complex in unincorporated New Castle County.[8]

Male juveniles of ages 16 through 18 who are sentenced as adults by the Delaware Superior Court or who are found "non-amenable" by a Delaware family court are held in the Young Criminal Offenders Program (YCOP) in the Delaware Department of Correction Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington. The YCOP can hold 40 boys and is segregated from the adult male population.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Information." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010. "1825 Faulkland Rd Wilmington, DE 19805-1195"
  2. ^ "Office locations." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010. "From the city of Wilmington: Take Pennsylvania North to Rt. 141 South. As one crosses Rt. 48-Lancaster Ave., at the second traffic light, turn right onto the campus. Parking is in the back of the building. The Division of Family Services is in Building #2."
  3. ^ "Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  4. ^ "New Castle County Detention Center." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  5. ^ "William Marion Stevenson House Detention Center." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  6. ^ "Ferris School for Boys." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  7. ^ "Mowlds Cottage." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  8. ^ "Grace/Snowden Cottages." Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.
  9. ^ "Howard R. Young Correctional Institution." Delaware Department of Correction. Retrieved on August 30, 2010.

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