Who We Support
Strengthening Family and Community Connections
Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs
Award Date: May 1, 2020
The vision of the Office of Juvenile Affairs (OJA), an Oklahoma state agency, is to make lasting, transformative improvements in the lives of the at-risk and juvenile justice involved children, families and communities they serve. OJA seeks to provide youth with opportunity, tools and supports needed to live productive and fulfilling lives. The goal of OJA’s Strengthening Family and Community Connections project is to further strengthen and support families, by providing expanded phone and internet-based video visitation opportunities. OJA will work to effectively and efficiently develop strategies needed to use available technology to support youth currently placed in the custody of the Office of Juvenile Affairs to facilitate interactions between youth and their families and communities.