About Us

The Central Shenandoah Valley Office on Youth (OOY) is a regional government agency serving Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.  The OOY has been a stable presence in the community since 1978 and is committed to providing resources and services to area youth and their families.  The OOY offers a wide range of services and has guest speakers available within any of its program areas.

OOY MISSION:

The OOY develops positive connections between youth, their families, and communities.

 OOY VISION:

 The OOY seeks to create a future where all youth thrive in a healthy family and enrich their community.

OOY VALUES:

  1. IMPACTING YOUTH & FAMILIES
  • Demonstrating a sincere concern for others, for their needs and well being;
  • Empowering youth and families to achieve success;
  • Evaluating and Improving programs in response to community needs;
  • Providing opportunities for growth.

2. PARTNERING w/ COMMUNITY

  • Anticipating and Responding to community needs;
  • Building and Maintaining networks for effective service delivery;
  • Creating a supportive environment that nurtures inclusion, respect and a cooperative spirit;Sustaining and Cultivating effective communication with community partners.

 

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Funders

The OOY has many partnerships with other youth-serving organizations, schools, faith-based institutions, local businesses, and area non-profits. It is through these partnerships that many of the programs offered are made possible.