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Frequently Asked Questions
How can I find out if a person is at your facility?Thisinformationcanbeobtainedonlyifyouaretheresident’sparent,grandparent,orlegalguardian.Anyotherinquiriesfor LancasterCountyresidentscanbemadetotheJuvenileProbationat(717)299-8161,ortheChildren&YouthAgencyat (717)299-7925.Forresidentsfromothercounties,pleasecontactyourrespectivecounty’sJuvenileProbationOfficeor Children & Youth Agency.How do I know when a resident has visitation?Program and housing location determines a resident's visitation schedule. Click here to view Detention's visitation schedule.Click here to view Shelter's visitation schedule.How do I contact a resident in the event of a family medical emergency?Intheeventofafamilymedicalemergency,familymembersshouldcontactafacilitysupervisorat(717)299-7821withthe following information:•Name of resident•Name and contact number of the person providing the information•Name of the person hospitalized and their relation to the resident•Name and telephone number of the hospitalDoes a resident need money while being held at the facility?No. Everything is provided for our residents.Where are my child's court hearings held?DetentionandShelter HearingsforLancasterCountyresidentsareheldattheYouthInterventionCenter.Fortheexactdate and time, please contact our facility (717-299-7821). Click here for directions to the Youth Intervention Center.AdjudicationandDispositionHearingsforLancasterCountyresidentsareheldattheLancasterCountyCourthouse.Please contacttheJuvenileProbationOffice(717-299-8161)oftheChildren&YouthAgency(717-299-7925)fordate,time,and courtroom location. Click here for directions to the Lancaster County Courthouse.Forresidentsfromothercounties,pleasecontactyourrespectivecounty’sJuvenileProbationOfficeorChildren&Youth Agency for court dates, times, and locations.Canaresident'spersonalmedicationsbebroughtintobeusedwhiletheyareat your facility? Yes.Youmaybringyourchild'smedicationtoourfacilityinitsoriginallyprescribedcontainerorpackaging.Oncethe medicationhadbeenexaminedbyourfacilitynurses,andapprovedbyourfacility'sphysician,yourchildwillbeadministered their prescribed medication.What if my child becomes sick or injured while at your facility?Yourchildwillreceiveimmediatemedicalattentionfromourfacilitynursesandphysician,andwillbetransportedtoalocal hospital emergency room if necessary. The facility will contact you if this situation were to occur.Whatifmychildhasapre-arrangedmedical/dentalappointmentpriorto entering your facility? Will they be able to go?Youwillneedtoprovidethisinformationtothechild'sprobationofficer/caseworkerandtheYouthInterventionCenterin advance.TheJuvenileProbationOffice,Children&YouthAgency,andourfacility’smedicaldepartmentwilldetermine whether or not this appointment will occur. You will be made aware of the outcome of such a decision.