West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services

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The West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services (WVDJS) is a state agency of West Virginia, headquartered on the second floor of the Brooks Medical Building in Charleston.[1] The agency operates juvenile correctional facilities.

Facilities[edit]

Maximum secured facilities:

Staff secured facilities include:[6]

Minimum secured facilities:

Youth diagnostic centers:[12]

  • Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Diagnostic and Detention Center (Unincorporated Boone County)[13]
  • Northern West Virginia Youth Diagnostic Center (on the grounds of the West Virginia Industrial Home for Youth)[12]

The young diagnostic centers are designated to hold youth for 60 days. WVDJS operated two diagnostic centers until January 2006, when Kuhn took all diagnostic functions and Northern West Virginia was reclassified. In February 2008 Northern West Virginia was re-opened as a classification center, increasing classification bed space from 38 to 53.[12]

Detention centers[edit]

Detention centers include:

Contract/Private detention centers:

  • Northern Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Wheeling)[19]

Youth reporting centers[edit]

Youth reporting centers include:[20]

  • Brooke / Hancock Youth Reporting Center (Weirton)
  • Cabell County Youth Reporting Center (Barboursville)
  • Harrison County Youth Reporting Center (Clarksburg)
  • Kanawha County Youth Reporting Center (Charleston)
  • Marion County Youth Reporting Center (Fairmont)
  • Mason County Youth Reporting Center (Point Pleasant)
  • Mercer County Youth Reporting Center (Princeton)
  • Putnam County Youth Reporting Center (Winfield)
  • STARS Youth Reporting Center (Martinsburg)
  • Tri-County Youth Reporting Center (Madison)
  • Wood County Youth Reporting Center (Vienna)
  • Wetzel County Youth Reporting Center - 101 South 4th Ave. Suite 500 Paden City, WV 26159

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  • Fayette County Youth Reporting Center (Oak Hill)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State of West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services Central Office." (Image link showing name of building) West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  2. ^ "West Virginia Industrial Home for Youth." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  3. ^ "Map of Salem, WV." Salem Chamber of Commerce. 5-6 (5-6/6). Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  4. ^ "Salem Area Map." Salem Chamber of Commerce. 5-6 (5-6/6). Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  5. ^ "Salem city, West Virginia." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  6. ^ "About the Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  7. ^ "Robert L. Shell Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  8. ^ "Gene Spadaro Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  9. ^ "Gene Spadaro Juvenile Center." (Driving Directions) West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  10. ^ "Kenneth Honey Rubenstein Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  11. ^ "Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Juvenile Center 141 Forestry Camp Road Davis, WV 26260." (See all driving directions to locate facility) West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  12. ^ a b c "Diagnostic Centers." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  13. ^ "Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Diagnostic and Detention Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  14. ^ "J.M. "Chick" Buckbee Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  15. ^ "Vicki V. Douglas Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  16. ^ "James H. "Tiger" Morton Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  17. ^ "Sam Perdue Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  18. ^ "Lorrie Yeager Jr. Juvenile Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  19. ^ "Northern Regional Juvenile Detention Center." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  20. ^ "[1]." West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services. Retrieved on March 18, 2016.

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