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Child Abuse

CASA of Douglas County
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are community members who are recruited and trained to become the voice of abused and neglected children involved in the court system, and to make recommendations about what is in their best interest.
Phone:  541-672-7001

Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Program
Provides Protective Service assessments when allegations of child abuse are made. DHS Child Welfare Program provides a strength/needs-based approach to children and families. CWP also provides out-of-home placements for children who cannot safely remain in their own home or need residential treatment services. Adoption home studies and placements are made through CWP. Services are provided to families who qualify for Supportive Remedial Day Care, Family Skills services, and Parent training. Provides Foster Care Certification, Group Care, Emergency Shelter Care, and Permanency Planning services.
Phone:  541-440-3373 or 1-800-305-2903

Douglas C.A.R.E.S.
Provides child abuse response and evaluation services. Expert medical evaluation, counselor, and skilled child interview specialist on site. Work with law enforcement and Child Welfare Program.
Phone:  541-957-5646

Douglas County Juvenile Department
The Juvenile Department is responsible for working with youth who have been referred by law enforcement agencies for having committed law violations prior to turning 18 years of age. The Department also assists in processing cases of abuse and neglect for the Court. The Department works with the District Attorney’s office in processing cases through the court. The Department consists of the following units:  Accountability Service screens all cases referred by law enforcement to determine the appropriate levels of service and reformation interventions needed.  Probation Officers supervise youth through both formal and informal probation and facilitate competency development groups. Accountability Services also consists of the Roseburg Area Youth Services (R.A.Y.S.) Program which is an early intervention program run through a collaboration with the Roseburg Police Department, Juvenile Restoration Work Crew (youth ages 12 to 15), ODOT Work Crew (youth ages 16 to 17), and a Victim Advocate who provides assistance and information to individuals who have been victims of crime perpetrated by juveniles offenders.  Accountability Support Services  prepares all legal court papers, coordinates with court personnel for docket scheduling, and handles all clerical services; Detention Facility (541-464-6400) provides 32 beds for detention, including a 30 day extended detention program.  The detention facility is an essential resource for holding youth offenders accountable for their actions and providing public safety.  Youth are received by referrals from law enforcement agencies or by court order; Shelter Facility provides 16 beds for shelter.  The shelter facility operates a BRS treatment program for youth who qualify, and accept youth from the various agencies from around the community and the State such as the Department of Human Services, Douglas County Mental Health, and the Oregon Youth Authority.
Phone:  541-440-4409

Family Development Center/Douglas County Relief Nursery
Child abuse prevention and intervention services for children and parents that includes therapeutic, low-ratio early childhood program, play therapy, USDA food program, and early intervention ECSE for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Parents receive parenting education, counseling, parent support group, day and evening classes, advocacy and referral services, parent/child interaction groups, transportation assistance, outreach program services, respite care, and clothes closet.
Phone:  541-673-4354