OYA Youths’ Crucial Role in Prepping Patrol Cars for Civilians

A partnership with Oregon State Police has introduced the police car decommissioning process to youth at MacLaren.

Thank You from a Foster Youth to Foster Parents

A MacLaren youth who was once in foster care designed and created an appreciation gift for OYA's foster parents.

Cutting for a Cause: 19 Youth Donate Hair to Charity

Oak Creek YCF Youth Alissa M. wanted to give back to a charity that helped her when she lost her hair at age 10.

Governor honors OYA employees

Five Oregon Youth Authority employees are being recognized by Gov. Kate Brown during Public Service Recognition Week, which is May 5-11, 2019.

Pushing Their Limits

Six youth at MacLaren train for months to capture a rare athletic title: marathoner.

Bump, Set, Spike: Oak Creek Hosts Volleyball Camp

Oak Creek and community athletes play together at first-of-its-kind volleyball event.

On the Cutting Edge: Master Barber Inspires OYA Youth

Darrin Lyons visited with MacLaren and Rogue Valley’s barbers-in-training, motivating them to make a difference in the industry.

OYA Brings Wildland Firefighter Training to Female Youth

Twenty-three more youth from Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility are now certified in wildland firefighting.

OYA Youth Learns About Research Firsthand

Kathryn S. has been interning with OYA’s research department for more than two years.

Some of OYA’s Amazing Volunteers

For National Volunteer Appreciation Week, OYA thanks some of the many amazing people who donate time to helping youth.

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