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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Juvenile detention center in Hempfield adds beds to fill need

Juvenile Shelter Recreation Area

Capacity of the Regional Youth Services Center in Hempfield has been increased from 12 to 16 beds to fill a need left by the closing of a facility in Cambria County last month.

“We're ready to go,” said Dirk Matson, Westmoreland County human services director. “We think we will get some additional revenue for this by (housing) juveniles from other counties.”

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