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Wed, December 11, 2019 (No comments)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sidney Ellington Named to Oklahoma Board of Juvenile AffairsThe Oklahoma City resident will begin his duties Jan. 1. Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat has appointed Sidney Ellington to the Oklahoma Board of Juvenile Affairs.Ellington, of Oklahoma City, will replace Warren A. Read More...
Fri, November 15, 2019 (No comments)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Four Teens in OJA Care Get to See Black Violin Group Perform in Concert. Four residents of the Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center (COJC)had the opportunity to enhance their appreciation and competency in musical performance by seeing the group Black Violin perform in Oklahoma City.The teen-aged boys participate in music therapy sessions in which they have the opportunity to choose and learn to play an instrument at COJC as part of their Read More...
Sun, September 29, 2019 (No comments)
A new look at juvenile offenders in Oklahoma. A few things that Steve Buck said recently about his agency’s budget request for next year should be noted by lawmakers as they consider their appropriation to the Office of Juvenile Affairs. Buck, OJA’s executive director, is requesting a 7.6 percent increase in state funding, or an additional $7.35 million Read More...
Mon, September 16, 2019 (No comments)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:OJA Hires Chief Psychologist. A licensed child clinical psychologist has been hired as chief psychologist for the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA).Dr. Paul Shawler is an active researcher and a strong advocate for data-driven policy and family-centered services. Read More...
Oklahoman: Board of Juvenile Affairs Approves Changes to Next-Generation Campus Plans
The Oklahoma State Advisory Group (SAG) and the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA) remind you there still is time to apply for grant funding to implement a new delinquency prevention/diversion program serving Native American youth. For applicants unable to attend the pre-bid conference, the presentation and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are now available here on OJA's website. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
The Oklahoma State Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the Office of Juvenile Affairs announce the availability of grant funding for delinquency prevention and diversion programs serving Native American youth. A pre-bid Conference will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Office of Juvenile Affairs, Suite 400, 3812 N. Santa Fe Ave., Oklahoma City. Application materials are due on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. To view the grant application packet and additional details, click here.
OJA Announces Next Step in Consolidation Process
Volunteers Make Difference At Juvenile Center
Board of Education renews contracts for OJA Charter School
Arts Council and Juvenile Affairs Partner for Kids
Public-Private Partnership Brings New Opportunities to Kids in OJA Care
Governor Fallin Appoints Langston University Vice President to OJA Board
OJA Board elects Tony Caldwell as Chairman and Karen Youngblood as Vice-Chair
OJA looks to fill teaching positions in Oklahoma Youth Academy Charter School system
Oklahoma Youth Academy Charter School Celebrates June Graduates
Legislation Approved to Combine OJA Secure Care Services & Build New Juvenile Facility
OJA Request Bills Signed By Governor Fallin
Governor Mary Fallin Names Three Members, Reappoints Three Others to Board of Juvenile Affairs
New Leadership Selected for Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center
OJA Board Welcomes Karen Youngblood
2017-2018 Budget Request