DJS youth are featured in the Carroll Magazine about the Culinary Arts vocational program at the Silver Oak Academy. One of the students interviewed in this story received a full-ride scholarship to college.
DJS' Lisa Garry speaks with Sheilah Kast on WYPR's Maryland Morning about the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.
The Carroll County Times reported on the programs and services offered at the Silver Oak Academy. DJS is adding additional beds at this facility to provide much needed relief to youth who are languishing in detention centers waiting for treatment.
DJS is mentioned in a blog post at politicalmaryland.com. This column discusses the recent vote by the Board of Public Works, which allows DJS to send more youth to the Silver Oak Academy for treatment.
DJS and a rewarding mentoring program called the "Supper Club," were featured in a front page Baltimore Sun article.
DJS comments on progress at Victor Cullen Center in Frederick News-Post story.
Read how DJS youth at the Victor Cullen Center obtain important life skills from mentors of Mount St. Mary's University in a Catholic Review article.
DJS' partnership with the Department of Disabilities was featured in The Baltimore Sun. The article was titled, "Connecting workers on the autism spectrum with tech jobs."
DJS' Scott Beal appeared on WYPR's Midday with Dan Rodricks radio show to discuss recent successes within the Agency. Click here to listen to the program.
The Department of Juvenile Services is featured in The Baltimore Sun. The editorial is titled "Progress at DJS."
By law, The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is a child-serving agency responsible for assessing the individual needs of referred youth and providing intake, detention, probation, commitment, and after-care services.
DJS collaborates with youth, families, schools, community partners, law enforcement, and other public agencies to coordinate services and resources to contribute to safer communities.