Juvenile Delinquency Prevention
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 Services 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 juvenile 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 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.
Phoenix School of Roseburg
Alternative education. Learning problems testing, assessment, and intervention.
Therapeutic prevention, intervention, and treatment services including non-
attendance, authority issues, and alcohol and other drugs. Counseling
intervention and service referrals for life problems including abuse, abandonment,
and juvenile justice issues.
Young parents services including case management, life skills and child care.
Career technical options including culinary arts and natural
Provides therapeutic and educational services to emotionally disturbed youth and
their families. Specific services include individual therapy, group therapy (anger
management, self-esteem, social skills, topical), milieu treatment, family therapy,
parent education and support, individualized educational programs, psychiatric
consultation, skill training and collaboration with other community agencies and
Phone: 541-679-6129 or 541-679-5967
Roseburg Fire Department Juvenile Fire-Setter Program
Evaluation of juvenile fire setters, first-contact counseling, referral of serious
problems to counseling agency. Services offered through other community fire
departments in the county.
Wolf Creek Job Corps
A residential training program administered by the Department of Labor that
offers career, academic (High School Diploma or GED, as well as college
opportunities) and social skills training to young men and women. Provides basic
medical and dental care, meals, housing cash allowance, sports and recreation, job
placement, and most importantly, the chance to succeed.
Phone: 541-496-8500 or 1-800-588-9003