PYA Sites

Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF)
Boyds, Maryland (Montgomery County)
A maximum-security jail housing some 700 inmates. PYA works with three units: the Youthful Offenders Unit (male inmates, ages 22 and under); the Women’s program unit (all ages); and the Crisis Intervention Unit (adult men)

The Choice Program of the Shriver Center at UMBC
Baltimore City and Baltimore, Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties, MD
Employing a community-based, family-centered case management approach to delinquency prevention and positive youth development, The Choice Program serves upwards of 800 youth per year in Maryland’s juvenile justice system.

Sites within the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS):

Cheltenham Youth Facility
Cheltenham, MD (Prince Georges County)
Cheltenham is a secure detention facility serving a daily average of 65 boys, ages 12 – 18; youth are primarily from Prince George’s, Baltimore City and Baltimore County, Anne Arundel and Calvert.

DeWeese Carter Center
Chestertown, MD (Kent County)
 secure residential facility serving up to 12 females, ages 14 – 19, in Maryland’s only committed program for girls.

Alfred D. Noyes Children’s Center
Rockville, MD (Montgomery County)
The Noyes Center is a secure detention facility for boys and girls who are primarily from Montgomery County, but also Frederick, Howard and Washington counties. Noyes provides residential care for a daily average of 30 youth ages 12 – 18.

Victor Cullen Center
Sabillasville, MD (Frederick County)
Serving a daily average of 30 young men, ages 14 – 19, residents at Victor Cullen are in a committed treatment program and come from all over the state of Maryland.