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12/10/2014Roseburg SSO Relocation
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) Senior Services Office (SSO) in Roseburg will be moving December 15, 2014
12/3/2014Umatilla Transition Public Notice
Community Developmental Disability Program (CDDP) in Umatilla County begins Transition from State to County Operation
11/28/2014October 2014 Caseload Release
October food and cash assistance program caseload data now available
11/26/2014Public Notice - Amendment to Reimbursement Rates
Public Notice and Request for Comment on Amendment to the Reimbursement Rates for Developmental Disabilities CIIS In-Home Services In Order to Bring the Rates into Alignment Across Programs
11/24/2014Public Notice - Proposed Amendment to DD Reimbursement Rates
Public Notice and Request for Comment on DHS Proposed Amendment to the Reimbursement Rates for Developmental Disabilities In-Home Services. Comments due December 15, 2014.
11/12/2014Public Notice and Request for Comment on Medically Involved Children’s Waiver - 0565
The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are seeking public comment on the submission of the Medically Involved Children’s Waiver (0565).
11/5/2014Oregon Project Independence Program Pilot to Expand Services
Oregon Project Independence (OPI) services have been expanded to serve adults with disabilities, ages 19-59, in certain areas of the state. This is a one-year pilot ending on June 30, 2015 which will study the need and cost of providing the OPI program to younger adults on a permanent basis.
10/30/2014Senator Wyden speaks at national summit
Senator Ron Wyden will speak at 11:15 AM on Friday, October 31, 2014 at the 5th ANNUAL SUMMIT ON ELDER FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.
10/30/20142013 report on abuse in licensed treatment settings
State Releases Comprehensive Report on Abuse in Community and Licensed Facilities for 2013 at National Conference in Portland
10/21/2014A Community Conversation - Astoria
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/21/2014A Community Conversation - Gresham and NE Portland
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/21/2014A Community Conversation - Hillsboro and Beaverton
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/21/2014A Community Conversation - Molalla and Oregon City
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/14/2014A Community Conversation - Lebanon
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities. This is your opportunity to help Oregon decide what should be done to improve future services.
10/14/2014A Community Conversation - Springfield
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities. This is your opportunity to help Oregon decide what should be done to improve future services.
10/14/2014A Community Conversation - Newport
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities. This is your opportunity to help Oregon decide what should be done to improve future services.
10/8/2014Public Notice - Waivers 0117 and 0375
The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are seeking additional public comment on the submission of the following Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waivers: Comprehensive Services Waiver (0117) Amendment, Support Services Waiver (0375) Renewal
10/8/2014Public Notice - Waivers 40193 and 40194
The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are seeking additional public comment on the submission of the following Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waivers: Medically Fragile Children’s Waiver (40193) Renewal, Behavior Model Waiver (40194) Renewal
10/8/2014A Community Conversation - Medford
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/8/2014A Community Conversation - North Bend and Coos Bay
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/8/2014A Community Conversation - Roseburg
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/3/2014Aug 2014 Caseload Release
August food and cash assistance program caseload data now available
10/2/2014A Community Conversation-Bend
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/2/2014A Community Conversation-Klamath Falls
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
10/2/2014A Community Conversation-The Dalles
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities.
9/22/2014Volunteers needed to help older adults manage finances
The Oregon Money Management Program (OMMP) offers help, free of charge, to low-income seniors. Services are provided by trained and supervised volunteers who work one-on-one with each senior.
9/22/2014A Community Conversation - Ontario
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities. This is your opportunity to help Oregon decide what should be done to improve future services.
9/22/2014A Community Conversation-LeGrande-Pendleton-Hermiston
Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) would like to invite you to come and share ideas about the future of Oregon’s services for seniors and people with disabilities. This is your opportunity to help Oregon decide what should be done to improve future services.
9/3/2014Employment First
DHS is seeking service provider agencies looking to transform their current organizational and program models from the delivery of facility-based employment services (sometimes known as sheltered workshops) for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
8/22/2014July 2014 Caseload Data
July food and cash assistance program caseload data now available
8/18/2014Innovation Fund Awards
The Department of Human Services (DHS) recently awarded nine grants to Oregon organizations to test new ideas for improved services through innovative projects and pilots.
7/30/20142014 DHS Town Hall handout
Here is the presentation DHS Director Erinn Kelley-Siel is presenting at town hall meetings in Portland, Bend, Eugene, Medford and Pendleton.
7/29/2014June 2014 Caseload Data
Caseload reports for June 2014 have been released for Oregon’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
7/10/2014Affordable Care Act Allows Former Foster Care Youth to Remain on OHP until Age 26
A provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows children/dependents under the age of 26 to stay on their parent’s health insurance. The ACA also allows former foster care youth to remain on Medicaid until age 26, regardless of income.
7/8/2014Consider Becoming an Adult Foster Home Provider - The Dalles Area
Becoming an adult foster home provider is an opportunity to open your home to help others.
7/8/2014Consider Becoming an Adult Foster Home Provider - Pendleton Area
Becoming an adult foster home provider is an opportunity to open your home to help others.
7/2/2014Public Notice - Proposed Supported Employment Policy
Public comments will be taken until 5 p.m. on July 11, 2014 on a proposed Supported Employment Policy for the Vocational Rehabilitation Program.
6/23/2014Medically Involved Childrens Waiver Public Notice
The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are seeking public comment on the initial determination that services authorized in the State’s Medicaid 1915(c) Medically Involved Children’s Waiver are community-based and have the qualities described at 42 CFR § 441.301(c)(4) for community-based settings.
6/16/2014May 2014 Caseload Release
May food and cash assistance program caseload data now available
6/10/2014Adult Abuse Underreported
State Officials Say Vulnerable Adult Abuse is Under-Reported;
Encourage Oregonians to Report Suspected Abuse
6/2/2014April 2014 Caseload Release
April food and cash assistance program caseload data released.
5/28/2014ADRC Best Source of Info for Services and Support
The Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Oregon has a newly re-designed web site to assist Oregonians find services.
5/28/2014Public Notice - PACE rates
Public Notice & Input: Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Program Rates
5/28/2014The Oregon Money Management Program
Unique Oregon Program Helping Seniors with Financial Security
5/22/2014Fund for Innovative Pilots
Oregon is planning for the future of its services for seniors and people with disabilities. This planning includes a resource to test and evaluate innovative pilots and projects – the Innovations Fund.
5/15/2014Public Meeting Notice
The Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities will be holding a community meeting to discuss the long term service and supports need of seniors and people with disabilities in the La Grande area. 
5/8/2014Transition Plans Waivers
Public notice and comment on Transition Plans for Community-Based settings in Support Services, Comprehensive and Children's Model waivers.
4/17/2014March 2014 Caseload Release
March food and cash assistance program caseload data released
4/15/2014Oregon DHS Response to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Audit
An audit by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office provides recommendations for helping more parents find work to reduce their need for public assistance. See the agency’s response to the audit and get fast facts about the TANF program.
4/8/2014February food and cash assistance program caseload reports available
Caseload reports for February 2014 have been released for Oregon’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. SNAP, formerly food stamps, and TANF help pay for basic necessities.
3/21/2014January food and cash assistance program caseload reports available
Caseload reports for January 2014 have been released for Oregon’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. SNAP, formerly food stamps, and TANF help pay for basic necessities.
2/18/2014Oregonians Seeking Information on In-Home Services
Oregonians looking for information about services to help them safely stay at home was one of the leading topics callers asked the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC).
1/31/2014Canyonville Self-Sufficiency Program Office Moving
Starting February 8, 2014, the Canyonville Self-Sufficiency Program
(SSP) office on N. Main Street will be closed and services will be offered at new locations.