Tag: Oak Creek

OYA Trains Second Cohort of Recovery Mentors

Eleven youth and one staff member learned how to turn their own recovery into a chance to help others.

‘POOCH Changed My Life’

OYA youth help dogs and get back more than they give.

Youth Run Half-Marathon at Oak Creek

Eight youth at OYA's Oak Creek facility learn they can achieve their goals -- even if that means running more miles than they ever thought possible.

Youth Experience Native American Culture through Pow Wows

Pow wows inside OYA facilities allow youth to connect with their own culture and learn about others.

‘I Feel Like We’re All Welcomed Here’

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations help youth connect with their cultures — and each other.

Once in Recovery, Now Role Models

OYA’s mentor training program helps youth turn past addictions into an opportunity to help others.

young women running

5 Ways to Help OYA Youth

You can help youth at the Oregon Youth Authority — chip in for college, volunteer at foot races, foster a youth, and more!

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.