Juvenile Services

January 2021 JUVENILE POPULATION COUNTS

Population Count January Total Year to Date   Secure Population Count January Total  Year to Date

All Referrals

113*

113

  Current Committed Population at Long Creek  21 N/A

Released to Community Reintegration

1

1

  Current Detained Population at Long Creek  10 N/A

STEPS Program (Female Only)

2

2

  New Detentions 7 7

 

 

 

  New Commitments 1 1

For the full report click here.**

*All youth referred to the department with a criminal summons in the given month.

**The full report only indicates one month of data, impacting the charts and graphics. 

Last updated February 9th, 2021. 

To see other full-length reports visit the Juvenile Reports and Statistical Data Page. 

Our Mission

Colin O'Neill, Associate Commissioner

The Maine Department of Corrections Juvenile Division is committed to the result that all Maine youth successfully transition into adulthood. The Juvenile Division’s contribution to this result is to ensure that all justice involved youth experience a fair, equitable, and responsive juvenile justice system that provides them with positive outcomes. The Juvenile Division is committed to reducing the use of institutional secure confinement by increasing the capacity and use of community-based programming and supports.

Contact Us

The central office is located in the Elkins Building on Tyson Drive (at Riverview Psychiatric Center campus, the former Augusta Mental Health Institute)

The postal address is 111 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333

You can also send e-mail to the Associate Commissioner or to a support staff.

You can also reach us by phone: (207) 287-4362 or fax: (207) 287-4370

Youth and Family Handbook

Becoming involved in the juvenile justice system can be overwhelming and scary. Whatever emotions you may be feeling, you will probably be able to better understand and know more about potential outcomes of your involvement with juvenile services. This handbook is designed to help you learn about how the juvenile justice system works in Maine, and what resources are available to support you and your family.

Download the handbook (PDF)