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Juvenile Community Corrections

The Kansas Department of Corrections contracts with Douglas County to provide Juvenile Community Corrections services for youth who have been assigned to Community Corrections by the court in the Seventh Judicial District

The Department of Corrections assists youth to become successful and productive citizens by providing leadership and support to:

  • Prevent youth from becoming involved in the juvenile justice system
  • Provide community supervision for youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system
  • Provide safe, secure, humane and restorative confinement of youth to enhance public safety
  • Promote public safety by holding youth accountable for their behavior
  • Improve the ability of youth to live productively and responsibly in their communities

 

Douglas County Criminal Justice Services--Youth Services’ goals are:

  • To keep our community safe
  • To help you to take responsibility for your behavior
  • To help you learn to make better choices in the future

Juvenile Community Corrections (Probation) Services Include:

  • Forensic Evaluations
  • Community Service Work Coordination
  • Aggression Replacement Training
  • Thinking for a Change
  • House Arrest with and without Electronic Monitoring
  • Social Skills Groups
  • Job Placement/ Job Referral
  • Drug Screens
  • Surveillance
  • YLS-CMI Risk Needs Tool
  • Positive Behavior Supports

Juvenile Community Corrections - Contacts

NameTitlePhoneEmail
Main Front OfficeYouth Services785-331-1300CJSYS-Administration@douglascountyks.org
Pam WeigandDirector785-331-1311pweigand@douglascountyks.org
Leigh HousmanAssistant Director - Youth Services785-331-1314lhousman@douglascountyks.org
Robin RooksJuvenile Supervision Officer Supervisor785-331-1306rrooks@douglascountyks.org
Jenny HyltonJuvenile Supervision Officer785-331-1309jhylton@douglascountyks.org
Kate HolmanJuvenile Supervision Officer - Truancy785-331-1308kholman@douglascountyks.org
Rick WestJuvenile Supervision Officer785-331-1319rwest@douglascountyks.org
Megan ThomasJuvenile Supervision Officer - Juv Intake785-331-1328mthomas@douglascountyks.org