The Juvenile Division is committed to reducing the impact of crime on victims' lives by promoting victims' rights and providing victims access to information and resources in a timely, sensitive, and dedicated manner. Victim assistance is provided through the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office in partnership with the Juvenile Division.
If you have been a victim of a crime committed by a Juvenile, you may be eligible for the following services:
- Information regarding the Juvenile Justice System
- Referrals to community services to aid in dealing with issues related to being a victim of crime
- Assistance in filing for Crime Victims Compensation in cases of assault and sexual abuse
- Restitution information and assistance in documenting damages
- Support and assistance throughout the Juvenile Justice process
- Case status information
- Court accompaniment
As a victim of crime in the State of Oregon, your right to justice includes the right to a meaningful role throughout the process, to be treated with respect, to fair and impartial treatment and to reasonable protection. For Victim Assistance contact and additional info about victim’s right please contact the Victim's Assistance Program at (541) 774-8187.
A victim assistance advocate works closely with victims of justice-involved youth to connect them with services and help them understand the legal process and updates on their case.