Centre County Juvenile Services
Juvenile Services, which is part of the Probation Office, is responsible for all juvenile matters in Centre County. This consists of intake, adjudication, disposition, and detention hearings. The office maintains a 24-hour service which operates under a pager system allowing for close contact with all law enforcement agencies regarding juvenile matters. The juvenile office prepares social case histories on clients, makes recommendations to the court, provides supervision and counseling, and maintains a close relationship with juveniles and their families, schools, and other involved institutions.