The Youth Services Division is dedicated to public safety and trust by holding juvenile offenders accountable for their actions through custody, supervision, restitution, and life skills development with the provision of habilitation services from the time of commitment through community transition and discharge while affording youth the opportunities needed to live successful and productive lives.
The Youth Services Division holds youths adjudicated to the department’s custody by a youth court accountable for their actions through custody, supervision, restitution and life-skills development, while ensuring that all court-ordered conditions are met. This is achieved by providing habilitation-focused programming both in facilities and while on parole supervision in the community. The goal is to give youths every possible opportunity for successful and productive lives.
The division includes: