The Mission of the Clackamas County Juvenile Department is to provide prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice services to youth and families so they can experience positive change, repair harm to victims, and become contributing members of our community.
Youth And Families
Targeted interventions hold youth accountable, teach youth new skills, while simultaneously working to restore victims and community.
In collaboration with our partners, we enable youth offenders to address harm caused in their own communities as a result of their offense.
We offer Project Payback services primarily to hold youth offenders accountable to pay back their victims for any financial losses resulting from the youth’s criminal behavior.
It is our intent to gain an understanding of the harm victims have experienced and to have those impacts help shape how the offender is held accountable.
Over the years we have been fortunate to have numerous students and volunteers work with us to gain hands-on experience, learn about the juvenile justice system and assist us in our work.