Category: Agency News

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

A Celebration of Culture and Traditions

Oregon Youth Authority hosts several facility events throughout November to mark Native American Heritage Month.

Three students participate in a recent Lewis & Clark Law School class at MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility.

Law Students Learn from the Inside

At Lewis & Clark Law School’s Juvenile Justice Seminar, taught by Oregon Youth Authority director Joe O’Leary, law students and incarcerated youth learn side by side.

Training Academy: Providing a Safe Learning Environment

OYA’s Training Academy staff provide new employees and veteran staff with lesson plans, reality-based scenario training, and more.

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.

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

Youth Leave Community Meeting Without Permission

Restorative Justice: Building a Safer Community

Youth at Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility are learning to consider their impact on others and repair relationships with those they have harmed.

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.