OYA Completes Feeder System Research Project

The project will help inform efforts to identify earlier the youth who are at risk of future criminal and juvenile justice system involvement.

Foster Care Picnic Builds Positive Connections

The annual event allows youth, foster parents and staff to have fun in a stress-free environment.

Tournament Teaches Teamwork, Sportsmanship

OYA facilities have four all-facility sports tournaments annually.

Pow Wow Connects Youth with Their Culture

Thanks to Native American community volunteers, MacLaren youth participated in a recent pow wow at their facility.

Governor Signs Senate Bill 1008 into Law

Oregon Youth Authority Director Joe O'Leary was invited to speak at the July 22 signing of the juvenile justice bill in Portland.

OYA Celebrates Staff in the Community

July 21-27 is Pre-Trial, Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week in Oregon.

Foster Parents Retire After 43 Years

Arnie and Donna Brubaker were known to OYA and Linn County staff as caring foster parents who never gave up on youth.

Monroe High School graduates honored

Six Eastern Oregon Youth Correctional Facility youth celebrated in July 12 ceremony.

Commemorating the End of Slavery

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility hosted a Juneteenth celebration on June 29.

Welding Without Sparks

A virtual welding machine at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility is helping youth learn a new trade.

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