Board of Managers of Juvenile Detention

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Delaware County is dedicated to ensuring that all citizens live in safety, which is a commitment consistent with the County's Juvenile Detention Board of Managers mission that juvenile offenders are held accountable for their offenses while promoting a positive social change for their rehabilitation.

Board Members

Three Delaware County Council Members:
Kevin Madden - Chair
Elaine Schaefer
Dr. Monica Taylor

Delaware County Controller
Joanne Phillips

Appointments by Delaware County Chair:
Chris Eiserman
Chekemma J. Fulmore Townsend
Marie N. Williams - Vice Chair

Appointments by County President Judge:
Candice L. Linehan
James E. Turner
Nathaniel C. Nichols


In response to increased COVID-19 cases throughout the County, the Juvenile Detention Board of Managers will be holding hybrid meetings. Members of the public have the option of attending the meeting in person or watching it live here on the Board’s web page. Those watching online can submit public comments via email to Please provide your full name and street address in order to have your comment read.

Public meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 6:00 P.M. in the County Council Meeting Room (located on the first floor of the Government Center Building) on the following dates:


Date Agenda Minutes Video Other
January 18 (HYBRID) Agenda Minutes Video
February 15 Agenda Minutes Video
March 15 Agenda Minutes Video
April 19 Agenda Minutes Video
May 16 Agenda Minutes N/A
June 21 Agenda Minutes Video
July 19 Agenda Minutes Video
August 16 Agenda Minutes Video
September 20 Agenda Minutes Video
October 18 Agenda Minutes Video Presentation
November 15 Agenda Video
December 20


Date Agenda Minutes Video
July 20 N/A Minutes N/A
August 17 N/A Minutes Video
September 21 Agenda Minutes Video
October 19 Agenda Minutes Video
November 16 Agenda Minutes Video
December 21 (Starts at 5PM) Agenda Minutes Video


Bylaws (approved July 20, 2021)


See Ordinance No. 2021-4 that provides for the creation of a Board of Managers for the Juvenile Detention.


In June 2021, the Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force issued a 64-page report outlining its recommendations.  The report can be viewed at:


Juvenile Detention Board of Managers Holds First Meeting July 20 - 7/15/2021

Delaware County Council Appoints New Board of Managers forJuvenile Detention - June 3, 2021

Delaware County Announces Creation of New Board of Managers for Juvenile Detention - May 5, 2021

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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