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Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Contacts




Who To Contact About PREA

The Division designates a PREA Coordinator who is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of the agency’s efforts to comply with PREA standards.  DYRS also has PREA Compliance Managers who work in the Division’s two detention centers, Ferris School, and three residential cottages.

To request information from the PREA Coordinator contact:

Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services
Office of the Director
1825 Faulkland Rd.
Wilmington, Delaware 19805
Phone: (302) 633-2620
Email: YRS.DSCYF@delaware.gov

Each State facility has designated PREA Compliance Managers. For questions regarding PREA for a particular facility contact:

New Castle County Detention Center
963 Centre Rd.
Wilmington, Delaware, 19805
Phone: (302) 633-3100

Ferris School for Boys
959 Centre Rd.
Wilmington, Delaware, 19805
Phone: (302) 993-3810

Stevenson House Detention Center
750 North DuPont Boulevard
Milford, Delaware, 19963
Phone: (302) 424-8100

Residential Cottages
(Grace, Snowden, Mowlds Cottages)
1825 Faulkland Rd.
Wilmington, Delaware, 19805
Phone: (302) 993-4823

Community Services is responsible for youth who are on probation or aftercare status. For questions regarding PREA contact:

Chief of Community Services
1825 Faulkland Rd., Wilmington, Delaware, 19805
Phone: (302) 892-6424