Western Maryland Children's Center

​​Western Maryland's Child Center

The Western Maryland Children's Center (WMCC) opened in September 2003. Western Maryland Children's Center is a secure detention facility for youth waiting to go to court or be placed in a treatment program. It has the capacity to serve male youth primarily from the Western Region, which includes Allegany, Garrett, Frederick, and Washington Counties.

Western Maryland Children's Center provides dietary, medical, educational and counseling services as well as space for recreation. In addition to receiving services, youth placed at Western Maryland Children's Center attend school in the facility year round, five days a week for six hours a da​y.


Contact Information

Superintendent: Stacy Rauer
Group Life Manager II: Glenn Ray

18420 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: 301-745-6071




Updated Visitation Procedures:

In addition to regularly scheduled facility visitation, non-routine visitation requires a 24-hour RSVP to the Case Manager and cannot interfere with school.​​

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