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Juvenile Services

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    The Detention Outreach / Electronic Monitoring programs serve as alternatives to Secure Detention and allow children charged with certain crimes to remain at home until court. A Detention Outreach Worker is assigned to each child placed in the program by the Court. The Detention Outreach Worker meets with the child on outreach at least every other day and provides support to keep the child out of further trouble until the current case is resolved.

    The Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center (LRJDC) provides care for up to 48 youth who are:


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    The Division of Juvenile Services is part of the Lynchburg Department of Human Services. Our division serves at risk youth and families from the region including but not limited to the city of Lynchburg and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Campbell, and Nelson. Programming includes prevention, early intervention, residential services, home-based services, and secure detention.

    The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law No.

    The Lynchburg Youth Group Home had it's ribbon cutting on August 5, 2016. Both of Lynchburg City's youth group homes (previously known as Opportunity House and SPARC House) are now at this facility located at 1404 Florida Avenue, Lynchburg VA 24501.

    The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law No. 108-79) (PREA) was signed into law 2003 to “prove for the analysis of the incidents and effects of prison rape in Federal, State and Local institutions and to provide information, resources, recommendations, and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.” Meeting the objectives of PREA is a priority of the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention (LRJDC).

    What is CSA?

    The Children's Services Act (CSA) previously Comprehensive Services Act for At-Risk Youth and Families was enacted by the Virginia Legislature in 1993. The act established a single state pool of funds to purchase services for eligible youth and their families. The state funds, combined with local community funds, are managed by local interagency teams who plan and oversee services to youth.

    Outreach Detention provides specialized support and supervision to youths who have cases pending before the J & D Court. Electronic monitoring may be a part of this service. This program allows youths to remain in their homes rather than secure detention or shelter care placement.

    Outreach Detention
    1517 Jackson Street
    Lynchburg, VA  24504