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Detention

Youth who are placed in detention by Clackamas County juvenile authorities are housed at the Donald E. Long Home detention facility located in Portland, Oregon. Donald E. Long Home is a professionally staffed detention facility which will provide for the health, security and safety needs of youth who are being detained. Contact information for Donald E. Long Home is as follows:

Donald E. Long Home
1401 N.E. 68th Street
Portland, Oregon 97213
(503) 988-3475 (503) 988-3475

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Eligibility for Detention

Youth are held in detention for a variety of reasons, most of which center around three issues:

In addition to the above three issues, there are further legal standards which must be met before a youth can be placed in detention. No youth under 12 years of age can be held in detention prior to a judicial review. Generally, at least one of the following criteria must be met. A youth is eligible for placement in detention if:

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Juvenile Department
2121 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
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(503) 655-8342