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About Us
OYA is responsible for youth and other functions related to state programs for youth corrections.
The Oregon Youth Authority's vision is that youth who leave OYA go on to lead productive, crime-free lives.
OYA's core values provide the foundation for the decisions, actions and practices that make up the agency's daily work. These core values guide and inform all that agency staff do to protect public safety, reduce crime, hold youth accountable, aid in their reformation, and keep them safe.

We practice unwavering adherence to professional standards and perform our work competently and responsibly.

We conduct our jobs in an open and inclusive manner, and take responsibility for the outcomes of our performance.

As stewards of the public trust, we display ethical and honest behavior in all that we do.

We treat others with fairness, dignity and compassion, and we are responsive to their needs.

Mission Statement
The agency's mission is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.
Annual Performance Progress Report (APPR) [Performance Measures]

OYA is responsible for the supervision, management and administration of youth correctional facilities, state parole and probation services, community out-of-home placements for youth, and other functions related to state programs for youth corrections.
OYA Case Management
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