Division of Juvenile Services

Colin O'Neill, Associate Commissioner

Our Mission:

To promote public safety by ensuring that juveniles under Department of Correction’s jurisdiction are provided with risk-focused intervention, quality treatment, and other services that teach skills and competencies; strengthen prosocial behaviors to reduce the likelihood of re-offending and require accountability to victims and communities.

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.

Click here to download the handbook