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MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility

General Information

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility  

MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility (click for map)
2630 North Pacific Highway
Woodburn, OR  97071-8999 
FAX:  503-982-4433

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Population Served

  • Males
  • Budgeted capacity is 272 beds
  • Statewide male intake and parole violator intake assessment
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OYA recognizes the importance of interaction between youth in its custody and family and members of the community.  Such access allows youth to maintain positive relationships that can help with their reformation and contribute to effective planning for their treatment needs.

Visiting Update - November 2017​

Actualización de Visitas - Noviembre de 2017​


MacLaren Offers On-Campus Shuttle Service for Visitors - February 2018
All visitors must get approval from the facility and their youth's unit managers, using this Request to Visit form. 
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Family Guides

The Family Guides provide a quick orientation to parents/guardians when their youth are placed in OYA custody. These guides are mailed to parents along with other important information, including contact information for their youth's case workers.

Please click on the links below to access the guides (you will need the free Acrobat Reader to open the documents -- a link is available at the bottom of this page). 

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Keeping Our Environments Safe

The Oregon Youth Authority wants to make sure the buildings in our facilities are safe for everyone who uses them.

We monitor, test, and have plans for dealing with several potential environmental issues in our facilities.
Lead in Water
In 2017, we did lead and copper testing on water from all outlets used for drinking or cooking at all facilities. Learn about the test results and our remediation work on our Testing Water for Lead webpage.
Some materials used to construct buildings at some of OYA's facilities contain asbestos. Learn which facilities, and about how we have safely managed these materials, by reading our fact sheet on asbestos.

Testing Water for Arsenic at MacLaren

Every year, we test the drinking water at MacLaren for arsenic. A high test result in 2017 means we're testing more often in 2018. Learn more in this fact sheet for families and in this Consumer Confidence Report about our water tests at MacLaren.

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MacLaren and Hillcrest Consolidation

On Sept. 1, 2017, all youth, staff, and programs that were previously at Hillcrest in Salem moved over to MacLaren in Woodburn. Hillcrest is now closed.
To learn about processes and programs for youth at MacLaren, and see images of some of the MacLaren buildings, check out OYA’s Consolidation Newsletter on our 10-Year Plan for Facilities page.
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Project POOCH Program

MacLaren youth care for and train shelter dogs through a unique partnership with Project POOCH (Positive Opportunities Obvious Change with Hounds).
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Youth Made Products

MacLaren Vocational Programs
  • Wood crafting
  • Horticultural
  • Welding products
  • Laser engraving and sandblasting
Contacts:  Steve Middleton or Ken Perine
William P. Lord High School
Phone:  503-981-9531 ext. 367 or ext. 231 
MacLaren Lattice Factory
  • Seasonal wood gifts
Contact: Derrick Ingram 
Phone: 503-981-9531, ext 338
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