State closing Woodside, placing youthful offenders in private treatment programs - VT Digger

Next month, the State of Vermont will permanently close Woodside, its much-criticized secret facility for youthful offenders. Residents will be placed in “privately run treatment programs” in Vermont, and - if necessary - sent out-of-state (but only as far as New Hampshire).

"Within a year, the administration hopes a new five-bed facility for youth in Vermont, operated by a private organization, will formally replace Woodside.."



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