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Oklahoma Youth Academy Charter School 


State Advisory Group


Prison Rape Elimination Act


Volunteer and Mentor Program


Donations for youth in OJA care

Special Announcements:

Functional Family Therapy RFP (ongoing)

To access related forms, please click here


Invitation to Bid Now Open – Transitional Independent Living

Any agency, organization, or entity interested in providing housing and social supports to youth who are involved, or were formerly involved, with the Office of Juvenile Affairs who have no home to return to, or who will be at risk returning to their home community and are approaching adulthood and preparing to be on their own are invited to bid on event ID# EV00000177 for Transitional Independent Living. 

Please Note: In order to bid, the bidder must register as “a bidder” on the OMES Supplier portal.


Youth Service Agency Partners

The State of Oklahoma is in desperate need of emergency shelter beds for children and youth throughout the state. In an effort to support your commitment to serve these children, OJA is implementing an emergency response to bring relief to the system. For those of you who have exhausted your CBYS budget and have no additional funding to respond to this crisis, we will insure payment for these beds. Effective immediately, OJA will pay the flex shelter rate (138.63) plus the tier 4 rate for all youth referred through the Department of Human Services (DHS), Specialized Placements and Partnership Unit (SPPU). Prior to any reimbursements, CBYS must approve the emergency flex shelter rate. It is our hope that we will have zero children in our state without a pillow to lie their heads on. This rate is in effect through June 30, 2022. OJA and DHS will review utilization of this rate to determine effectiveness and duration of use.









As always, we appreciate your willingness to serve and support these children. Your investment makes a difference every day. Here is a link to the (pdf) bed rates. Here is a link to the ZOOM meeting. (The meeting starts at the 9:48 mark).

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