Category: Facilities

Outside entrance to Eastern Oregon facility, with flag pole

‘The skills we all need, every day’

Lessons in emotion regulation, problem-solving, and conflict resolution are improving OYA living units — and giving youth skills for success in life.

Collage of women headshots with the words "Women's History Month March 2022"

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate historical and current contributions from women.

A man shows four young men how to play drums inside at Camp Florence

OIIR leads Black History Month celebrations

Youth at four OYA facilities learned about and discussed Black history.

Outside photo of New Bridge High School and a metal bridge leading to it

Two students become first Rogue Valley college grads

Both earned their associate degrees from Rogue Community College.

Black History Month February 2022

Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates both the historical and modern-day contributions made by phenomenal African Americans.

Congratulations Director's Award Winners!

2021 OYA Director’s Award winners announced

Ali Rolle, Brent Rutkowski, and Griselda Solano-Salinas are this year's winners.

Two hands hold the body of a wooden guitar

Youth build guitars from scratch

Students at MacLaren combine their love for music with their newly-learned skills in computer-aided design and woodworking.

Veterans' Day, November 11, 2021, Honoring All Who Served

Sharing perspectives on Veterans’ Day

OYA staff who are veterans talk about what the holiday means to them.

two hands typing on a laptop

Janus Youth Programs awards scholarships to OYA youth

Fifteen current and former OYA youth received scholarships for higher education or vocational training supplies.

Info for Families of Youth at OYA, Oct. 20, 2021

Governor considering early release for some DOC youth

Applies to juveniles convicted as adults before Jan. 1, 2020 (Se aplicaría a los jóvenes sentenciados como adultos antes del 1 de enero de 2020)