Month: September 2019

Facility in Burns Dedicates New Vocational Space

The building at Eastern Oregon Youth Correctional Facility houses programs in welding, auto body work, and engine repair.

Lane County Youth Embraces Recovery

Elizabeth recently became the first OYA youth to graduate from her county’s juvenile drug treatment court.

Florence Youth Learns Animal Care Through Internship

Daniel hopes to become a certified veterinary technician — and a clinic in Florence gave him invaluable first-hand experience.

Youth Prep Dogs for Adoption — and Learn Empathy in the Process

A dedicated volunteer at Eastern Oregon Youth Correctional Facility is teaching youth to train rescue dogs.

Riverbend Youth Capture the World Through Photos

A staff person at the transition facility is teaching youth a new positive hobby: photography.

UPDATE: One Escaped Youth Back in Custody; Another Still on the Run

Youth Leave Community Meeting Without Permission

Event Connects Youth with Younger Family Members

An annual event at MacLaren provides much-needed bonding time for youth and their families.

Panorama of Oregon Beautifies Oak Creek Gym

A volunteer at Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility raised funds for a 10-by-60 foot mural to be painted on the facility’s gym wall.