PYA Sites


Montgomery County Correctional Facility (Montgomery County, Department of Correction and Rehabilitation)

22880 Whelan Lane
Boyds, Maryland 20841
Maximum-security jail housing some 800 inmates; PYA works with the Youthful Offenders Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) Unit (male inmates, ages 21 and under) and the Women’s MRT and Jail Addiction Services (JAS) Unit (all ages).

The Choice Program of the Shriver Center at UMBC (Baltimore City and Baltimore County)

1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
The Choice Program serves upwards of 500 youth per year in Maryland’s juvenile justice system and 
focuses on a community-based, family-centered case management approach to delinquency prevention and positive youth development. 


Young Women’s Facility at the Thomas J.S. Waxter Center (Anne Arundel County, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services)

375 Red Clay Road
Laurel, MD 20724
Waxter Center is a girls-only detention facility and Maryland’s only secure commitment site for girls, housing up to fifty females, ages 12-19 years old.

Alfred D. Noyes Children’s Center (Montgomery County, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services)

9925 Blackwell Road
Rockville, MD 20854
The center is a secure detention facility for boys and girls primarily from Montgomery County, but also
Fredrick, Howard and Washington counties. Noyes provides residential care for a capacity of fifty-seven
youth ages 12 – 18.

Cheltenham Youth Facility (Prince George’s County, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services)

11001 Frank Tippett Road
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Cheltenham consists of several cottages on a 900-acre semi-rural campus, providing care and detention
for up to 150 boys, ages 12 – 18; home counties for youth include Prince George’s, Baltimore,
Anne Arundel and Calvert.