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OYA Facility Services

About OYA Facilities

The Oregon Youth Authority’s facility system provides both secure and transitional environments that ensure public safety and provide accountability and reformation opportunities to youth who represent an unacceptable risk in the community.
 
The OYA facility system includes ten facilities located in communities across Oregon. The facilities provide the highest level of security and range in size and function and provide a continuum of evidence based services established to prepare youth for return to the community with a lower risk to re-offend. Youth generally live in units of 25 youth, with many of the reformation and treatment activities conducted in these units.

OYA facilities offer a full range of supportive services for youth.  These include mental health interventions and counseling, treatment for victims of abuse, physical and dental health care, religious/spiritual services, recreational programs and work experience.   

Founded on the principles of personal responsibility, accountability, and reformation, these facilities provide high security, intensive accountability, and treatment designed to meet the specific reformation needs of youth while protecting the public from further criminal behavior.  A continuum of reformation and rehabilitative services are provided both by OYA employees and contracted providers from the private sector. 

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Population Served

The population served in OYA facilities is between the ages of 12 and 18 who have been committed to the OYA by county juvenile courts.  Juvenile court committed youth offenders may remain in OYA’s custody up to age 25.  Population served also includes offenders committed to Department of Corrections, due to their age (15-17), are placed in the physical custody of OYA.
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Male Offender Facilities

Eastern Oregon Youth Correctional Facility

1800 West Monroe
Burns, OR  97720 
 
Information:  541-573-3133
FAX:  541-573-3665 

North Coast Youth Correctional Facility 

1250 SE 19th
Warrenton, OR  97146
 
Information:  503-861-7190
FAX:  503-861-9543

Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility

2450 Strong Road SE
Salem, OR  97302-9676
 
Information:  503-986-0400
FAX:  503-986-0406 

Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility 

2001 NE F Street
Grants Pass, OR  97526-4813
 
Information:  541-471-2862, ext. 221
FAX:  541-471-2861

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility

2630 North Pacific Highway
Woodburn, OR  97071-8999
 
Information:  503-981-9531
FAX:  503-982-4439 

Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility 

6700 Officer Row
Tillamook, OR  97141-8903
 
Information:  503-842-2565, ext. 221
FAX:  503-842-4918

 
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Female Offender Facilities

Oregon strives to be a national leader in effective correctional services to young women with positive measurable outcomes.  Oregon is committed to providing gender specific programming and services for young women offenders in the OYA system.

Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility 

4400 Lochner Road SE
Albany, OR  97322
 
Information:  541-791-5900
FAX:   541-791-5937

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Transition/Work Study Facilities

Transition programs provide a bridge from the secure facilities to a community placement. They provide youth the opportunity to continue treatment, attend school and build vocational skills. Youth work on community service projects, supervised work crews and town jobs to instill a work ethic, accountability and responsibility through payment of restitution to both victims and the community.

Camp Florence

04859 South Jetty Road
Florence, OR  97439-8531
 
Information:  541-997-2076
FAX:  541-997-4217

Camp Tillamook

6820 Barracks Circle
Tillamook, OR  97141-9683
 
Information:  503-842-4243
FAX:  503-842-1476

RiverBend Youth Transition Facility
58231 Oregon Highway 244
La Grande, OR  97850-7240
 
Information:  541-663-8801
FAX:  541-663-9181
 
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Visitation

OYA recognizes the importance of interaction between offenders in its custody with family and members of the community. Such access allows offenders to maintain contact with their families and community, and contributes to effective planning for an offender's treatment needs.
 

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Treatment Services

All OYA facilities provide services designed to reduce future criminal and anti-social thought and behavior through a variety of treatment services.  OYA continues to emphasize evidence-based treatment approaches.  These approaches are based primarily on Cognitive Behavioral and Social Learning models.  OYA places a high value on providing services that are culturally competent and gender-specific to provide offenders the best opportunity for positive change.

Reformation services focus on reducing criminogenic risk factors and building positive, pro-social skills.  These concepts are implemented in OYA facilities through a multi-disciplinary team approach that utilizes appropriate assessment measures to identify areas of risk and needs.  These areas are then addressed through the implementation of an individualized case plan for each youth.  Parents are encouraged to participate in case planning by attending multi-disciplinary meetings and family visitation.  

Treatment Services has a primary role in meeting these OYA goals:

  • Reduce juvenile crime by providing an appropriate continuum of services based upon risk/needs, supporting juvenile crime prevention efforts, and continuously seeking program and service improvements, using research and quality assurance as guides.

  • Ensure accountability of the juvenile justice system by creating an open agency that uses data and research to guide practices, uses performance measures, and evaluates its programs and practices for efficiency and effectiveness.

Click for information on OYA's Treatment Services.

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Education Services

Education services are provided in all facilities by a local school district or education service district through contract with the Oregon Department of Education

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Vocational Training and Youth Work Programs

OYA provides several work experience opportunities for eligible youth in OYA custody. Youth receive occupational safety training, vocational training, and hands on work experience in jobs that will lead to employment in the community upon release. Work experiences include supervised work crews, assistants in various trades under the close supervision of skilled trade people, and specialized vocational programs aligned with emerging businesses and technologies. 
 
In addition to learning specific vocational skills, youth also learn the responsibilities of being prepared, productive and engaged in the job they are assigned.

Click for information on OYA's Facility Youth Work Programs.

 
Part of the Youth Work Program Safety and Training (YWPST) vocational tracking is also the training and tracking of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) curriculum provided by staff involved in Vocational and Educational Services for Older Youth (VESOY).

 

Youth-Made Products

OYA youth make a wide variety of products while participating in vocational education and workskills programs to gain experience in a trade or business practice. By-products of these skill building programs are available to the public to purchase.

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Facility Development

Performance-based Standards (PbS)

Since 1998, all of OYA's youth correctional facilities have participated in the Performance-based Standards (PbS) project.  This project is designed to improve the conditions of confinement and quality of programming through measurement of specific standards in the areas of safety, security, order, health/mental health, programming, justice, and reintegration.
 
Oregon was the first state to include all of its youth correctional facilities in the PbS project, and has since added its transition program to PbS. 
 
The project is sponsored by the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJDDP) and administered by the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA)

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FAQs & Policies

Frequently asked questions by families of youth committed to OYA custody

Facility-related policies

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Forecast Population Growth

The Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis, has issued a semi-annual forecast of OYA close custody population since 1998 (Executive Orders 98-06 and 04-02).  Each biennium the OYA Agency Request budget includes funding to meet the capacity required by the forecast.
 
For more information on OYA's Close Custody Forecast, go to the Office of Economic Analysis webpage.
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