Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center

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Current Size: 80%

Board Description
The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center (SVJC) is commission operated. The commission is comprised of seven members, whom equally represent Harrisonburg City, Staunton City, Waynesboro City, Lexington City, and the counties of Rockingham, Augusta, and Rockbridge. SVJC also serves Bath and Highland County on a contract basis. SVJC operates 58 beds, 38 secure bed detention center, and a 20 bed shelter serving boys and girls up to the age of 17. SVJC was originally opened in 1967 as a 24 bed secure detention home in Staunton City. The current building located in Verona opened in 2003.

 

Commission Member
Position Status
Mr. Kurt Hodgen City Manager Voting Delegate
Mr. Jack Cavanaugh   Alternate
Ms. Beverly B. Bowers Judge Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court  

 

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