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Youth Development Center / Youth Forestry Camp System

FACILITY LOCATIONS

BJJS ADDRESSES

BJJS Central Headquarters
PO Box 2675
625 Forster Street, Room 126
Harrisburg, PA 17105 

YDC/YFC Program Addresses

Loysville Youth Development Center
10 Opportunity Drive
Loysville, PA 17047-9754

North Central Secure Treatment Unit
36 Kirkbride Drive
Danville, PA 17821-8608

South Mountain Secure Treatment Unit
10056 South Mountain Road
Box 374
South Mountain, PA 17261-0374

Youth Forestry Camp #2
Hickory Run State Park 
White Haven, PA 18661

Youth Forestry Camp #3
4534 TarKiln Road
James Creek, PA 16657

YDC/YFC CENTRAL REGION PROGRAMS



Youth Forestry Camp #3
(YFC 3)

50-bed open residential facility located on the grounds of Trough Creek State Park in Huntingdon County.

PROGRAMS:

First Step: 12-week program for delinquent youth with substance use disorders.
B-Dorm: 2- to 6-month program addresses criminogenic needs with a focus on career, academic, technical training.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • Hazelden's," A New Direction", AND
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): An evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy based on the premise that people are disturbed cognitively, emotionally, and behaviorally.
  • ARISE







Loysville Youth Development Center (LYDC)

54-bed secure residential facility located in Perry County.

PROGRAMS:

Allegheny: Specialized services for youthful offenders ages 12 – 15
East Penn: Addresses aggression and pro-criminal attitudes
Juniata: Serves youth with deeply ingrained delinquent values, offers academic remediation and a short term track.
STAR: Specialized services for youth identified with significant mental health needs.
Williams: Specialized services for youth identified with intellectual and development disabilities
ZB: Specialized services for youth identified with substance use disorders.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • Hazelden's, "A New Direction", AND
  • Rational Living Therapy: a systematic approach to CBT
  • Victim Awareness Course (VAC): Based upon BARJ concepts, participants explore the psychological, social, financial and physical problems faced by victims of crime and how criminal behavior impacts victims, the community and all of society.
  • Crossroads
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Casey Life Skills 



Loysville Secure Treatment Unit
(LSTU)

Offers increased security as a 20 bed secure (fenced) residential building located on the secure grounds of LYDC (fence within a fence).

PROGRAM:

Serves a diverse population of more aggressive youth, typically with antisocial values who are in need of an increased level of security.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • Thinking for a Change
  • Hazelden's, "A New Direction", AND
  • Victim Awareness Course (VAC)
  • Casey Life Skills




South Mountain Secure Treatment Unit
(SMSTU)

36-bed secure facility located on the grounds of the South Mountain Restoration Center in Franklin County designed for serious and habitual offenders.

PROGRAMS:

Sex Offender Program: Specialized services for youth adjudicated delinquent for sexual behavior problems.
Secure Program: Serves the diverse needs of habitual and serious offenders.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • ART
  • Hazelden's, "A New Direction", AND
  • Victim Awareness Course (VAC)
  • Casey Life Skills
  • Sexual Offending Relapse Prevention

YDC/YFC EASTERN REGION PROGRAMS




Youth Forestry Camp # 2
(YFC 2)

49-bed open residential facility located within Hickory Run State Park in Carbon County.

PROGRAMS:

Lehigh: 3-month therapeutic community for delinquent youth with substance use disorders.
Delaware: Cognitive Behavioral program that includes vocational training and GED programming.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • Hazelden's, "A New Direction", AND:
  • Forward Thinking: An evidenced-based journal series, aligned with the YLS that targets criminogenic factors, focuses on education, taking ownership of choices & actions towards positive change.
  • ARISE
  • Casey Life Skills
  • Project towards No Drug Abuse (PTND): An evidence-based drug use prevention program that targets self-control, communication skills, decision making and motivation to resist drug use.







North Central Secure Treatment Unit
(NCSTU)

112-bed secure residential facility located on the grounds of the Danville State Hospital in Montour County

PROGRAMS for adjudicated males:

HOPE: Specialized services for youth with substance use disorders
EPREP: Targets general delinquency issues while working towards the attainment of GED or High School Diploma
GENESIS: Serves youth with a history of drug selling behaviors.
RISE: Provides highly structured strength-based therapeutic community.
FOCUS: Specialized services for youth identified with intellectual and development disabilities and/or mental health needs
POWER: Serves youth with a history of aggressive behaviors.

PROGRAM for adjudicated females: 
Girls' Program: A certified Sanctuary Model Program provides gender-responsive services addressing criminogenic needs and targeted interventions for trauma, loss, and mental health disorders.

PRIMARY SERVICES:

  • Hazelden's, "A New Direction", AND
  • Victim Awareness Course (VAC)
  • Thinking for a Change
  • PTND
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy, (DBT)
  • Courage to Change
  • Forward Thinking
  • Choice Theory
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Casey Life Skills