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Oklahoma Re-brand Project:

Lt. Governor, Matt Pinnell, "After months of watching over 100 creative Oklahomans at work, I’m so excited to officially reveal our new brand. Our state has so much to offer residents, visitors and businesses, but we needed a new way to tell our story." #ImagineThat #Oklahoma #OklaProud


Next Generation Campus

Updates to Construction

TECUMSEH - The Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) is now in the construction phase of the Next Generation Campus.  We will update the progress that is being made throughout the renovation process.  Keep watching this space.
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News Releases

  • Steven Buck Steps Down as OJA Executive Director, Cabinet Secretary of Human Services and Early Childhood Initiatives

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Steven Buck Steps Down as OJA Executive Director, Cabinet Secretary of Human Services and Early Childhood InitiativesHe is leaving to head a long-term care associationOKLAHOMA CITY (FEB. 13, 2020) — Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) Executive Director Steven Buck today announced he is resigning to take a job leading an association representing long-term care facilities. He is also leaving his position on Governor Kevin Stitt’s Cabinet, where he served as sec...  Read More...

  • PRESS RELEASE (WITH PHOTOS) OJA Board Elects Chairman

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:OJA Board Elects Chairman OKLAHOMA CITY, JAN. 14, 2020— Board members of the Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs today elected Karen Youngblood as chairman of the nine-member board. Youngblood succeeds Warren A.   Read More...

  • OJA Board Approves Updated State Plan for Juvenile Detention Services

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:OJA Board Approves Updated State Plan for Juvenile Detention ServicesOKLAHOMA CITY, DEC. 18, 2019—The Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs today approved an updated State Plan for the Establishment of Juvenile Detention Services, which will determine the number of juvenile detention beds necessary for the state’s current needs and the locations of those needed beds. The plan also determines the number of juvenile detention beds for which the Office of Juvenile Aff...  Read More...

  • OJA Staff Delivering Gifts from Santa Claus Commission to Youth in Agency Custody

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:OJA Staff Delivering Gifts from Santa Claus Commission to Youth in Agency CustodyOKLAHOMA CITY, DEC. 16, 2019—Staff members with the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) are working with the Santa Claus Commission to make sure about 315 young people spending Christmas in group homes and secure-care treatment facilities are remembered during the holiday season.OJA staff members wrapped gifts for the youth, and are now delivering them. The gifts were purchased with funds pr...  Read More...

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Oklahoma Office 
of Juvenile Affairs 

3812 N. Santa Fe Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
405-530-2800

Throughout the state of Oklahoma, the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) provides with its community partners; prevention, educational and treatment services, as well as secure facilities for juveniles in order to promote public safety and reduce juvenile delinquency.