Juvenile Services

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
The Newport News Department of Juvenile Services is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all staff, visitors and our juvenile residents. Juvenile Services has a ZERO TOLERANCE for sexual misconduct of any kind and will impose discipline for such misconduct, up to and including dismissal for staff and serious sanctions for residents who victimize other residents. Incidents of sexual misconduct committed by visitors, professionals and/or contractors/vendors, against our residents, shall also be referred to law enforcement for investigation and prosecution, when applicable.
Committed to Our Youth
Our mission is to empower youth, families, and communities by providing structure, guidance, and support for positive youth development.
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Our Services
We provide comprehensive strength-based juvenile and community services including:

  • Educational programming
  • Medical and mental health services
  • Recreation and enrichment activities
  • Safety and security, through the use of a continuum of sanctions