Therapy puppies help teens in Maryland juvenile centers

Maryland’s Department of Juvenile Services has implemented a pilot puppy therapy program at two of their secure facilities to help resident teens cope with stress and anxiety.

Simplicity and Sound Are at the Forefront for U Street Music Hall

St. Patrick’s Day marks the five-year anniversary of the opening of Washington’s U Street Music Hall, a venue that focuses on sound and simplicity.

Baltimore Group Home Helps Troubled Teen Boys Prepare For Brighter Futures

One Love Group Home provides structure and and access to resources to help teen boys plan for life after juvenile detention.

DJS Move of Some Girls from Waxter Starting to Show Results

ANNAPOLIS – Treatment and conditions for girls in the juvenile justice system are gradually improving nearly a year after the state separated and moved the most serious offenders, but work remains to be done, according to advocates and state officials.…

Senate Committe to Hear DJS Bills

Two bills regarding trying and sentencing juveniles in the Maryland system will be heard in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Thursday.

Some Waxter Girls to be Transferred to Eastern Shore

The move addresses complaints about comingling committed girls with detained girls at Waxter, a violation of state law