Law and Justice
The Resource Hub, located in Olympia on-site at the Thurston County Courthouse Complex, is a drop-in resource center for people with behavioral health needs who are impacted by the justice system.
Law and Justice Council Meeting
|March 16th, 2023||4:00pm-5:30pm||Meeting ID: 968 589 3361
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Law & Justice Updates
Thurston County Joins the Stepping Up Initiative
On December 13, 2022, the Board of County Commissioners signed Resolution 16223 to join the Stepping Up Initiative. This resolution formalizes the county’s commitment to reducing the number of people in the Thurston County Correctional Facility with a mental illness and furthers the county’s commitment to creating a healthy and safe community.
Read the full news release here.
Coffee with a Commissioner (Podcast Edition)- Substance Monitoring Program
Join Commissioner Carolina Mejia and District Court Presiding Judge Brett Buckley as they discuss Thurston County District Court's Substance Monitoring Program, how the Court has changed and evolved during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Learn more about out Legal Financial Obligation Reconsideration Event!
Thurston County Resource Hub is Now Open!
The Thurston County Resource Hub is now open Monday-Friday from 12-4pm. The Resource Hub is located at the Thurston County Courthouse Complex and is a drop-in resource center for people with behavioral health needs who are impacted by the justice system.
County, State, and community-based providers will be on-site at the Hub to help individuals connect with services related to:
- Behavioral Health
- Public Benefits
- Legal Support
Coffee with a Commissioner - Resource Hub
Join Commissioner Tye Menser as he talks with Jackie Velasco, Program Manager for Thurston County's new Resource Hub.
Coffee with Commissioner Tye Menser - Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
Want to learn more about Thurston County's Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program? Check out February's episode of Coffee with a Commissioner. Commissioner Tye Menser is joined by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Wayne Graham and LEAD Program Manager Jason Bean-Mortinson.