Cambria County PA Juvenile Detention Center

State Juvenile

Last Updated: March 30, 2022
557 Manor Dr, Ebensburg, PA 15931-4918
Mailing Address
PO Box 284557, Ebensburg, PA 15931

Cambria Co Juvenile Detention is for State Juvenile offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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The Cambria County PA Juvenile Detention Center is within the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Department of Juvenile Justice located at 557 Manor Dr, Ebensburg, PA.

The facility provides supervision of youth in a safe, secure and humane environment. Services for youth include education, mental health, substance abuse, and health care. Medical and mental health are contracted services. Educational services are funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through local school districts.

A typical day in secure detention would involve hygiene, meals, school, structured physical and educational activities, and court appearance as scheduled. The average length of stay in secure state detention is approximately 60 days.

The Juvenile Detention Center provides temporary, 24-hour maximum secure care for juveniles between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age. The Detention Facility, with intensive supervision and structured programming, attempts to minimize the negative effects of confinement. The Court places alleged-to-be delinquent or adjudicated delinquents in detention when there is a clear and convincing need to protect the community. Juvenile Detention provides more than mere custody. Quality programming is offered to each youth. The program offers youth structure and clear expectations, and age-appropriate activities.

The Detention Center operates by creating legitimate, alternative pathways to adulthood through equal access to services that are least intrusive, culturally sensitive and consistent with the highest professional standards. The facility operates in a safe and secure manner that provides protection for the youth, staff and community. It preserves children's individual rights and dignity and encourages adolescent development. Programming emphasizes positive reinforcement techniques and approaches.

Recreational needs are provided through a structured physical fitness program. Outdoor recreation in a secured area is permitted weather- permitting. Interns and Occupational Therapists enhance the quality of care offered to youth.

Inmate Locator

Juvenile facilities overseen by the State of Pennsylvania do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

Visitation Information

Visitation at this state juvenile facility is restricted to immediate family members only, including mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers. The visitation guidelines are stringent, and it is advisable to contact the facility staff to ascertain specific limitations. For information on visitation schedules, visiting room regulations, and other relevant details about your visit, please contact 814-472-8206. The facility staff will provide comprehensive guidance to ensure a smooth and compliant visitation experience.

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