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UPDATE: Runaway Youth Back in Custody

The youth turned himself in after running from Camp Florence.

NEWS RELEASE: Youth Runs from OYA Custody in Albany

Leaves Community Event Without Permission

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.

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.

Youth in the Community Celebrate Graduations

This spring, 119 youth on OYA parole or probation earned their high school diplomas or GEDs.

NEWS RELEASE: Youth Who Escaped OYA Facility in Florence Located

Youth was stopped in Portland for reckless driving

Janus Youth Programs Awards Scholarships to Youth

Ten current and former OYA youth earned a total of $20,700 to pay for higher education.

Oregon Legislature Passes Historic Juvenile Justice Sentencing Reform

OYA's director and deputy director discuss what Senate Bill 1008 will mean for Oregon youth.