SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Report from OJA interim Executive Director Rachel Holt to the OJA Board updating them on OJA’s response to COVID-19.

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Oklahoma COVID-19 Resources

This is a resource for Oklahomans to find services and information related to the COVID-19 virus. Please click here.  Check back as this page will be updated often.

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse has a guide page for mental health services and providers here.

 

 

Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

For more information from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, click here.

 

 

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

September 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OJA Providing Racial, Ethnic Disparity Training for Agency Staff, Law Enforcement

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 9, 2020) - The Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) is providing racial and ethnic contact training to its staff, law enforcement and community partners to improve interaction and outcomes with youth who are minorities.

September 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OJA Hires Director of Behavioral Health Services

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 25, 2020) — A licensed professional counselor has been hired as director of behavioral health services for the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) as the agency continues to strive to provide care for some of the state’s most vulnerable youth.

June 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OKLAHOMA CITY, JUNE 30, 2020 — Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) interim Executive Director Rachel Holt today announced she has hired Benjamin C. Brown as the agency’s general counsel.

May 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OJA Interim Director Thanks Governor, Legislators for Approving Measure Limiting Young Teens Being Placed in Juvenile Detention Facilities