About Detention
Detention's Daily Schedule
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About Shelter Care
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Shelter Visitation
Juvenile Court Process
Mail and Telephone Guidelines
Programming and Services
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Our Volunteers
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235 Circle Avenue

Lancaster, PA 17602




The Youth Intervention Center is licensed by the

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

and abides by their regulations.


The Youth Intervention Center is a member of the

Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs (JDCAP)

and the National Partnership for Juvenile Services (NPJS).




Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)


The Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center underwent an onsite PREA audit on October 27th, 28th, and 29th of 2014. This audit resulted in full compliance in all of the PREA standards, making the Youth Intervention Center the 4th detention center and 9th residential facility to achieve PREA compliance in the Commonwealth.

Click here to review the auditor's final report.

2014 PREA Annual Report

2015 PREA Annual Report

Facility PREA Policy

Reporting Abuse

PREA Audit Information

Data Review for Corrective Action Publication

PREA Information for Volunteers




Drew Fredericks, Director



The Director of the Youth Intervention Center

is appointed by the

Lancaster County Board of Commissioners.

Copyright 2016 - County of Lancaster, PA -- LCYIC, Drew Fredericks