Probation Services

The Luzerne County Department of Probation Services falls under the jurisdiction of the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County, and provides a host of services for the judiciary and in cooperation with other government entities. Probation Services is comprised of several divisions; Adult Probation & Parole, Pretrial Services, Juvenile Probation, Court Collections, County DUI Program, and County Community Service Program.  

Probation Services - Organizational Chart September 2021

Probation Services offices are located on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the Penn Place Building, at 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Adult Probation & Parole and Juvenile Probation, share an annex office located in Hazleton, at 108 W. Broad Street.  Office hours in Hazleton are limited and by appointment only.

Penn Place can be accessed by the public through the building’s main entrance located on Market Street. The building is monitored by the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department and all visitors must pass through security upon entry. Carrying a firearm inside Penn Place is prohibited, pursuant to 18 Pa. C.SA. § 913 (a).

Parking is limited to on-street, metered parking, monitored by Wilkes-Barre Parking Enforcement daily.