382 /Department of Juvenile Services
The J. DeWeese Carter Center is a maximum
security detention center for ten boys and five girls.
Opened in August 1982, the Center serves the nine
counties of the Eastern Shore (Code 1957, Art.
83 C, sec. 2-117). The Center was named for Judge
J. DeWeese Carter (1904-1977),who served on the
Court of Special Appeals from 1971 to 1973.
ALFRED D. NOYES CHILDREN'S CENTER
Ann E. Sentman, Superintendent
9925 Blackwell Road
Rockville, MD 20850 (410) 792-0865
The Alfred D. Noyes Children's Center was
authorized in 1970 (Chapter 101, Acts of 1970;
Chapter 179, Acts of 1972, as modified in the
General Construction Loan Act of 1974). The Cen-
ter was named for Alfred D. Noyes, who was the
Judge for Juvenile Causes in Montgomery County
at the time of the Center's creation.
Opened in September 1977, the Noyes Cen-
ter is a regional detention facility for youths from
Montgomery and Western Maryland counties.
The Center offers secure temporary care for al-
leged or adjudicated delinquents. It has the ca-
pacity to serve thirty young people (Code 1957,
Art. 83C, sec. 2-117).
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THOMAS J. S. WAXTER CHILDREN'S CENTER
Vanessa L. Hatten, Superintendent
375 Red Clay Road, S.W
Laurel, MD 20810 (410) 792-7416
Opened in November 1963, the Thomas J. S.
Waxter Children's Center was first known as the
Southern Maryland Children's Center (Chapter 38,
Acts of 1962). The Center was renamed in 1963 to
honor Thomas J. S. Waxter, who served as Director of
the State Department of Public Welfare from 1953
until his death in 1962. (Chapter 131, Acts of 1963).
The Waxter Children's Center is a facility for juvenile
detention and evaluation. Housing forty boys, the Cen-
ter serves mainly Anne Arundel and Howard counties,
and Baltimore City (Code 1957, Art. 83C, sec. 2-117).
Charles F. Stewart, Superintendent of Education
Educational Services administers and supervises
academic, vocational and special education pro-
grams. The office also oversees contractual services
and implements federal education programs.
M. Anne Fox, Director
Health Services provides clinical, managerial
and administrative guidance to health services in
Department facilities and programs.