Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Services

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The mission of Delaware County’s Department of Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Services (JDRS) is to ensure public safety while promoting a positive social change for justice involved youth by:

  1. Providing Trauma Informed Rehabilitation Services
  2. Leading with values that promote equity and wellbeing
  3. Maintaining an uplifting, safe, and secure environment for highest-risk youth
  4. Developing staff to build positive and supportive relationships.
  5. Providing varied and useful programming.
  6. Treating family members as partners.
  7. Encouraging community connections.
  8. Incorporating continuous quality improvement.


  1. Family Engagement – implement effective strategies regarding improving and expanding family engagement
  2. Positive Youth Outcome –Develop plans regarding identifying and measuring youth outcomes and youth strengths
  3. Reentry – implement best practices regarding youth transition for long-term success
  4. Staff Wellness - create a culture of wellness for self and employees


“Never Cheat a Child”

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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