Monthly newsletter to families and caregivers with helpful information about youth and family supports, upcoming events, and any relevant updates about youth treatment in our system.
Learn more about how OYA tests, monitors, and deals with potential environmental issues in our facilities.
A support network of families with children experiencing mental, emotional or behavioral health challenges. Includes online discussion forums with other parents and a call-in listening line for support.
Crisis Line for Racial Equity Support
A Portland-area crisis line that is answered by people of color who are counselors. They provide trauma support to other people of color. The line is answered Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bilingual Mental Health Helpline
Blingual and bicultural therapists offer mental health support. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on weekends. On weekdays, call anytime and leave a message, and a therapist will return your call.
Do You Want to Get Involved?
Join the OYA Family Advisory Council. The council advises OYA on:
- how to improve opportunities for families to meaningfully engage with their youth;
- how to support families in understanding and navigating the system; and
- how to incorporate family voice into OYA policies and practices.
If you are interested, contact:
Transition and Family Services Manager