Category: Facilities

Ministry Group Brings Music and BMX Riders to MacLaren

The purpose of the event was to spread a message of hope to the youth.

Tiny House, Big Skills

Youth at OYA's Tillamook facilities build a house from the ground up, learning job skills in the process.

scholarship winners, with program staff

Nine Hope Partnership Youth Earn $17,900 in Scholarships

The students plan to use the money to help with college studies and training for the trades.

Juneteenth Event Brings Cultural Lessons to MacLaren Youth

Youth performed and heard music, and presented about African-American history.

Two Youth Earn National Poetry Awards

Students from Oak Creek YCF and Rogue Valley YCF were honored in the Words Unlocked Poetry Contest.

OYA Facilities Honor Class of 2018

About 100 youth in OYA facilities earned college degrees, high school diplomas, or GEDs.

New Program Creates Runners at Oak Creek

The facility recently hosted its first 10K race — and more running events are in the works.

Oregon Tribes Bring Ceremony — and Mentorship — to OYA Youth

The Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde host annual ceremonies and talking circles at MacLaren.

Governor Tours MacLaren YCF

During her first visit to an OYA facility, Gov. Kate Brown said she was proud of the agency's work.

Staff at Pride 2018 event and illustration of the word "Pride".

OYA Youth Celebrate Pride 2018

A range of community organizations supporting LGBTQQI youth visited MacLaren.