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‘Just be you’

Five formerly incarcerated young women recently returned to Oak Creek to share their stories and advice.

Two women and four men standing outside about to cut a ribbon with a giant pair of scissors

OYA dedicates program in honor of Senator Jackie Winters

The Jackie Winters Transition Program serves youth preparing to move back to the community from close custody.

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OYA youth celebrate graduation milestone

Education is an important part of holding youth accountable and aiding their rehabilitation at OYA.

News release Oregon Youth Authority May 17, 2022

UPDATE: One runaway youth from Oregon Youth Authority still missing

The missing youth ran away the evening of May 16. Anyone who sees her should call 911.

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Celebrating the 2021 Graduates in Facilities

Across all of OYA's facilities, there were 75 graduates in the Class of 2021.

OIIR Celebrates Black History

Jeopardy-style games, a Sankofa event, and a mobile history museum were part of this year's celebrations.

OYA analiza el agua en sus instalaciones para detectar plomo y cobre

Los resultados de la última ronda de pruebas de agua de OYA en nuestras instalaciones.

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Peer Mentors Transform Treatment at Oak Creek

A new video created by a youth gives an inside view of substance use treatment at the facility.

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OYA Tests Water in Facilities for Lead and Copper

Learn the results of OYA's latest round of water tests in our facilities.

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Thank-You from Oak Creek Youth

A youth at Oak Creek wrote a heartfelt letter to staff before paroling back to the community.