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Youth Services

Mission Statement: The mission of Youth Services and the Kansas Department of Corrections - Juvenile Services is to:

  • Promote public safety
  • Hold juvenile offenders accountable for their behavior
  • Improve the ability of youth to live productively and responsibly in our community

Our Services

Juvenile Services provides intensive supervision for youth who are involved in the court system.

Juvenile Detention provides short term care in secure custody to juveniles awaiting court involvement.

Day School provides school for juveniles in the court system with a more structured setting.

Juvenile Intake assists Law Enforcement, offers crisis intervention and referral services.

The Truancy Program is offered to youth who are having difficulties attending school.

Department Contacts

Name Job Title Phone Number Email Address
Pam Weigand Director 785-331-1311 pweigand@douglascountyks.org
Leigh Housman Assistant Director 785-331-1314 lhousman@douglascountyks.org
Holly Myers Assistant Director 785-331-1310 hmyers@douglascountyks.org