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JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON
10 S OAKDALE AVE
MEDFORD, OR 97501
July 24, 2021
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County Close-Up

Thank you for visiting the Jackson County Close-Up page. You will find a series of video stories that show what is happening around the County.

You will discover what the different departments do and what drives them to work so hard for the citizens of Jackson County. You will find better understanding of why they are so committed to a safe and healthy place to live.

You will meet the people that work for you and what is on their minds. You will find out how citizen involvement shapes the direction of the county and about rules of governance.

We will discuss hot topics, things you may not know, and we may even surprise you. Enjoy your time as you look "Close-Up" with your Jackson County Government.


Juvenile Justice: Detention and Residential School

Juvenile Justice: Detention and Residential School

In detention at Juvenile Justice, local teachers work to re-engage youth in learning, and assist in the transfer and completion of school credits.

Juvenile Justice: Restorative Practices Approach

Juvenile Justice: Restorative Practices Approach

Jackson County Juvenile Justice offers a restorative practices approach that not only looks at the needs of the youth, but also the victim, family, and community altogether.

Jackson County Juvenile Justice offers a restorative practices approach that not only looks at the needs of the youth, but also the victim, family, and community altogether.

Juvenile Justice:  Residential Program Overview

Juvenile Justice: Residential Program Overview

The residential program at Jackson County Community Justice Juvenile Division is called Barriers 2 Bridges, which is grounded in the Restorative Justice philosophy.

The residential program at Jackson County Community Justice Juvenile Division is called Barriers 2 Bridges, which is grounded in the Restorative Justice philosophy.

Juvenile Justice: Mental Health Program

Juvenile Justice: Mental Health Program

Serena Hoke from Options for Southern Oregon partners with Jackson County Juvenile Justice to provide mental health treatment and services to youth in the Detention and Residential programs.

Serena Hoke from Options for Southern Oregon partners with Jackson County Juvenile Justice to provide mental health treatment and services to youth in the Detention and Residential programs.

Juvenile Justice:  Break the Cycle Program

Juvenile Justice: Break the Cycle Program

County Close-Up

Break the Cycle is a bicycle program where a group of justice-involved youth ride mountain bikes twice a week and attend groups while learning to break unhealthy cycles in life.

Juvenile Justice: Detention Education Program

Juvenile Justice: Detention Education Program

County Close-Up

Cara Ayres is the School instructor for students in the Juvenile Detention facility. 

Juvenile Justice: Detention - What's It Like?

Juvenile Justice: Detention - What's It Like?

County Close-Up

What is a youth’s day-to-day experience like in detention?

Juvenile Justice: Changes in Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice: Changes in Juvenile Justice

County Close-Up

Over the last few decades, the Juvenile Justice department has made significant changes to its approach to rehabilitating youth offenders.

Juvenile Justice: Diversion Program

Juvenile Justice: Diversion Program

Diversion Agreements help juveniles avoid court and convictions as long as they abide by certain conditions meant to help right the wrongs they have
committed.
 

Juvenile Justice: After School Program

Juvenile Justice: After School Program

The After School Program seeks to fill youths' free time after school with positive influences and important life skills.

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