Juvenile Probation

Our department operates under the direction of President Judge Edward E. Guido of the Cumberland County Court, Ninth Judicial District of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Presiding over our Juvenile Court matters are The Honorable Matthew P. Smith, and The Honorable Jessica E. Brewbaker. 


The Juvenile Probation Department is committed to policies and programming that strives to ensure a generation of productive and positive youth. We dedicate ourselves to working in partnership to enhance the capacity of Cumberland County's Juvenile Justice System to achieve its' balanced and restorative justice mission by: employing evidence-based practices, with fidelity, at every stage of the juvenile justice process; collecting and analyzing data necessary to measure the results of these efforts; and with this knowledge, striving to continuously improve the quality of our decisions, services, and programs.