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Barbara Allen-Hagen Award

The Barbara Allen-Hagen Award was established in 2007 to honor Barbara Allen-Hagen and her retirement from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Her dedication to improving the quality of life in facilities for young offenders has helped drive PbS to its current success. The award is given to a correction, detention/assessment and community program who best exemplify PbS’ commitment to treating all youths in custody as one of our own by developing and implementing strategic plans to change practices that results in positive outcomes for youths, staff and families.

2018 PbS Barbara Allen-Hagen Award Winners

Correction: Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex- West Female, Topeka, KS
Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex- West Female was selected as the winner for their improvement plan to develop a more effective suicide prevention program.

Detention/Assessment: Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility, Sacramento, CA
Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility was selected as the winner for their plan to reduce the use of force and injuries.

Community Residential: White's Residential and Family Services, Wabash, IN
White's Residential and Family Services was selected as the winner for their plan to strengthen staff and youth relationships.

Previous Winners

2017
Ferris School, Wilmington, DE
Nampa Observation and Assessment Center, Nampa, ID
Grace Cottage, Wilmington, DE

2016
Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center, Tecumseh, OK
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, Covington, LA
Luther Hall, Fargo, ND

2015
Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility, Highland Hills, OH
Muskegon River Youth Center, Ladoga, IN
South Hadley Girls Treatment Program, South Hadley, MA

2014
Worcester Secure Treatment, Westborough, MA
Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN
Ruth Meiers Adolescent Treatment Center, Grand Forks, ND

2013
Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, Pendleton, IN
Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility, Sacramento, CA
Southwest Indiana Regional Youth Village, Vincennes, IN

2012
Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility, Highland Hills, OH
Weber Valley Detention Center, Roy, UT

2011
Camp Summit Juvenile Boot Camp, Laporte, IN
Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility, Sacramento, CA
North Dakota YAC, Mandan, ND

2010
Loysville Youth Development Center, Loysville, PA
New Haven Juvenile Detention Center, New Haven, CT
Coastal Evaluation Center, Columbia, SC

2009
New Castle Youth Development Center, Secure
Treatment Program, New Castle, PA
Long Creek Detention Center, South Portland, ME

2008
Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility, Larned, KS
Midlands Evaluation Center, Columbia, SC

2007
Youth Challenge Center, Custer, SD
Bethel Youth Detention Facility, Bethel, AK
Mountain View Youth Development Center, Charleston, ME