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Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
 

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Agency Locations

Agency Locations

  • AGENCY HEADQUARTERS at 450 H Street NW, Washington DC  20001, (202) 299-5362
    • Location oversees all areas of the agency, monitoring all DYRS facilities, programs, contracts, etc., with case management staff for youth residing in Wards 1-6. DYRS’ first Achievement Center, opened in 2014. • The 450 Achievement Center includes a computer lab, culinary kitchen, state-of-the-art music studio, a TV/video production workroom, and innovative programming, projected to help young people and their families build educational skills and obtain professional certifications.

 

  • THE MLK ACHIEVEMENT CENTER at 2101 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
    • Division for case management staff for youth residing in Wards 7 and 8.
    • The MLK Achievement Center - opened in 2016 - contains a large computer lab (with various classes offered by the University of the District of Columbia), barbershop and cosmetology studio, culinary kitchen and two conference rooms dedicated to the most current programming, all envisioned to help young people and their families build educational skills and obtain professional certifications.

 

  • YOUTH SERVICES CENTER at 1000 Mount Olivet Road NE, Washington DC  20002, (202) 576-5176
    • 88-bed facility for detained male and female youth.
    • Population generally consists of youth who are charged with delinquent acts and are awaiting adjudication and/or disposition by the D.C.S.C. Family Division. • Program provides: Education (provided by DC Public Schools), medical/behavioral health/dental care and treatment, social services, nutritional meals, and structured recreation in a rehabilitative setting.

 

  • NEW BEGINNINGS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER at 8400 River Road, Laurel, MD 20724, (202) 299-3270
    • Facility for committed male/female youth; 50-bed male; 10-bed female.
    • Population generally consists of youth who are adjudicated delinquent by the D.C. Superior Court (D.C.S.C) Family Division. • Program provides: Education (provided by See Forever Foundation/ Maya Angelou Academy), job training, medical/behavioral health/dental care and treatment, coordinated social services, nutritional meals, volunteer services, and structured recreation in a rehabilitative setting