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
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
Provides child abuse response and evaluation services. Expert medical evaluation,
and skilled child interview specialist on site. Work with law enforcement and
Child Welfare Program.
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.
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.