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  • A Message from the Ombudsman
    Our office was created by the Oregon Legislature to be an independent advocate for Oregon's injured workers. We are here to help you informally resolve any problems or disputes that might arise between the parties involved in your claim, and we can answer your questions about the workers' compensation system. There is no charge for our services.
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Kids' Chance of Oregon
The Mission of Kids’ Chance of Oregon is to provide financial support to further the education of the children of Oregon workers who have been severely injured, totally disabled or killed as a result of work related injuries or occupational diseases. It is the goal of Kids’ Chance of Oregon to make a difference in the lives of these children by providing scholarships to help eligible students achieve both their educational goals and their families’ dreams.
Finalists named in student safety contestSafety is brought to life through song, humor, and creative storytelling (and close calls on the job) in the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) video contest. The top eight finalist videos are now posted on YouTube for viewing.
Benefit Levels for Fatal Injuries
The Oregon workers' compensation benefits for accepted fatal injuries are effective July 1, 2014. The benefits apply to Oregon injured workers subject to ORS Chapter 656 with dates of injury on or after July 1, 2014.
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Oregon Helps!
It can be tough to get the help your family needs. Try "Oregon Helps!" to find out if your family can get help from 28 different services.
Oregon Prescription Drug Program
The Oregon Prescription Drug Program is available to all Oregonians
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