To preserve the structure of the family and enhance family strengths
To restore victims
To foster effective community partnerships and collaborations
The Juvenile Division of the Merced County Probation Department is committed to enhancing public safety, pursuing victim restoration, and holding delinquent juveniles accountable for their behavior by utilizing the least restrictive, yet effective, means of rehabilitation. We provide the Juvenile Court with comprehensive investigations and assessments of clients’ and families’ needs, risks and strengths, via individualized case plans.