By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The first of two curfew centers opened Monday night as part of Philadelphia’s effort to reduce teen violence in the city. The centers are at the Community of Compassion CDC on Cedar Avenue in West Philly and at Diversified Community Services on 20th Street in South Philly.

Philadelphia Hopes To Reduce Teen Violence By Opening 2 Curfew Centers

They are open daily with activities from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Young people who violate curfew will be taken to these centers. They are also open to those looking for a safe space.