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12/31/2015Public Notice - ODHHS Advisory Committee meeting
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee plans to meet Friday, January 15, 2016.
12/30/2015Lane v Brown settlement
Settlement approved by federal judge on Lane v. Brown class action.
12/29/2015Comprehensive-Support Services waiver amendments
The Oregon Office of Developmental Disabilities Services is currently seeking public comment regarding the Comprehensive and Support Services waiver amendments.
12/17/2015External Advisory Committee Child Safety in Foster Care meeting agenda
Agenda for December 18 External Advisory Committee Child Safety in Foster Care
12/11/2015Public Meeting Notice - HB2547 Task Force
The HB2547 Task Force will meet Monday, December 14, 2015 from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm in the DHS/OLRO
Conference Room 123 located at 3406 Cherry Ave NE, Salem OR 97305.
12/8/2015DD Provider letter
Need to complete survey by Tuesday, December 15, 2015
11/30/2015Public Notice - Provider Rate Increase
Public Notice - Provider rate increase, effective January 1, 2016
11/23/2015Community Forums in Portland - Dec 15-16
The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) is hosting two Community Forums in Portland to discuss the vision for the future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
11/19/2015Public Meeting Notice - House Bill 2547 Housing with Services Task Force
November 19, 2015
1:30-3:30 pm
Cherry Avenue Training Center (3414 Cherry Avenue NE)
Salem, Oregon
11/13/2015Community Forum - November 18, Salem
Community forum to discuss needs assessment for Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafPlus, and Hard of Hearing services Wednesday, November 18 in Salem.
11/12/2015Public Notice Request for Amendments
Public Notice and Request for Comment for a Medically Fragile waiver (40193) and Behavioral waiver (40194) Amendment to Home and Community-Based Services
11/10/2015Home Care Commission Pendleton
Recruitment event for homecare and personal support workers coming to Pendleton Tuesday, Nov. 17.
11/10/2015Home Care Comission Milton-Freewater
Recruitment event for homecare and personal support workers coming to Milton-Freewater on Wednesday, November 18
11/10/2015Home Care Comission-Hermiston
Recruitment event for homecare and personal support workers coming to Hermiston Monday, Nov. 16.
10/29/2015Public Notice - Medically Involved Childrens Waiver
DHS and OHA seek additional public comment on the submission of the Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community-Based Services waiver: Medically Involved Children’s Waiver Renewal (0565).
10/27/2015Hillsboro Community Forum November 9 and 10
Community Forums coming Washington County to discuss the vision for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – November 9 and 10.
10/23/2015Public meeting - Nov 2 2015 - HB2233 Advisory Committee
The third and last meeting of the HB2233 Advisory Committee will take place on Monday, November 2 from 1pm–4pm.
10/19/2015211Info Mobile App
211info goes mobile with new app for iPhone and Android - A free and easy way to find health and community services while on the go.
10/15/2015OAAPI Report News Release
The third annual Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations report is now available. The 2014 report combines abuse information about older adults, adults with all types of disabilities and children in licensed treatment settings.
10/13/2015HCBS Medford Educational Forum
Educational Forum in Medford to discuss changes coming to Home and
Community-Based Services and Supports: Wednesday, October 28
10/9/2015HCBS Bend Educational Forum
Educational Forums in Bend to discuss changes coming to Home and
Community-Based Services and Supports: Monday, October 26
10/9/2015HCBS Eugene Educational Forum
Educational Forums in Eugene to discuss changes coming to Home and Community-Based Services and Supports: Tuesday, October 27
10/9/2015HCBS Hillsboro Educational Forum
Educational Forums in Hillsboro to discuss changes coming to Home and Community-Based Services and Supports: Wednesday, November 4
10/9/2015HCBS Pendleton Educational Forum
Educational Forums in Pendleton to discuss changes coming to Home and Community-Based Services and Supports: Thursday, November 5
10/7/2015HCBS Educational Forum Salem
Educational Forum in Salem to discuss changes coming to Home and
Community-Based Services and Supports: October 23
10/6/2015HCBS Gresham Educational Forum
Educational Forum in Gresham to discuss changes coming to Home and Community-Based Services and Supports: Monday, October 19.
10/6/2015Community Forum Oct. 13 and 14 in Bend
Community Forums coming to Bend to discuss the vision for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities -- October 13 and 14
10/1/2015Annual changes in SNAP standards affect few Oregon participants
Every year the federal government makes changes to the calculations used to determine who is eligible and how much an eligible person may receive in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food assistance. The annual changes take place at the beginning of each federal fiscal year on October 1. This year’s adjustments will not change the amount of food assistance the vast majority of SNAP participants receive each month.
9/30/2015Public Meeting Notice - Oct. 5, 2015 HB2233 Advisory Committee
The second meeting of the HB2233 Children's Residential Care Advisory Committee will take place on Monday, October 5th from 1pm–4pm in conference room 410 of the Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations, 201 High Street SE, Suite 500, Salem.
9/28/2015OHCC October Public Meeting Announcement
Oregon Home Care Commission Public Meeting - October 1, 2015
9/25/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Portland
HCBS Educational Forum - On Thursday, October 1 at the Ambridge Event Center at 1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Portland.
9/24/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Astoria
HCBS Educational Forum - Astoria.  On
Wednesday, September 30, the Astoria forum will take place at the Judge Guy Boyington Building
9/24/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Eugene
HCBS Educational Forum - Eugene. On Monday, September 28, the Eugene forum will take place at Lane Community College.
9/18/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Medford
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - Upcoming Educational Forum in Medford to Discuss Changes for Home and Community Based Services and Supports
9/18/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Coos Bay
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - Upcoming Educational Forum in Coos Bay to Discuss Changes for Home and Community Based Services and Supports
9/16/2015Community Forums in The Dalles - Sep. 24 and 25
The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) is hosting a Community Forum in The Dalles to discuss the vision for the future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Ensuring the principles of self-determination is the core of our vision.
9/14/2015DHS data problem fixed
DHS data problem that caused $500K in payments is fixed and all money is accounted for.
9/3/2015Public Meeting Notice - HB2233 Advisory Committee
The first meeting of the HB2233 Advisory Committee will take place on Tuesday, September 8th at 2pm in conference room 410 of the Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations, 201 High Street SE, Suite 500, Salem.
9/2/2015Public Meeting Notice - HCC September meeting
Oregon Home Care Commission Meeting – September 3, 2015
9/2/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Pendleton
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Upcoming Educational Forum in Pendleton to Discuss Changes for Home and Community Based Services and Supports
9/2/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Ontario
Monday, September 14, 2015 - Upcoming Educational Forum in Ontario to Discuss Changes for Home and Community Based Services and Supports
9/1/2015News Release - Community Forum Sept. 16 and 17
Community Forums in La Grande to discuss the vision for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities set for September 16 and 17
8/28/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Keizer
Wednesday, September 2, Educational Forum to discuss changes for home and community-based services and supports in Keizer.
8/27/2015HCBS Educational Forums
Beginning August 31 and ending October 1, DHS and OHA are hosting educational forums throughout the state to discuss changes for home and community-based services and supports. Next week, forums will take place in Bend, Keizer and Hillsboro.
8/27/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Bend
Monday, August 31, Educational Forum to discuss changes for home and community-based services and supports in Bend.
8/27/2015HCBS Educational Forum - Hillsboro
Thursday, September 3, Educational Forum to discuss changes for home and community-based services and supports in Hillsboro.
8/5/2015Public Meeting Notice - HCC
Oregon Home Care Commission Meeting – August 6, 2015
7/28/2015ODDS Community Forum State Wide Tour - Medford
The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) would like to invite you to attend a Community Forum to discuss our vision for the future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
7/22/2015ODDS Community Forum State Wide Tour - Corvallis
The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) would like to invite you to attend a Community Forum to discuss our vision for the future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
7/22/2015ODDS Community Forum State Wide Tour - Salem
The Office of Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) would like to invite you to attend a Community Forum to discuss our vision for the future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
6/9/2015Job Fair for Homecare Workers and Personal Support Workers
The Oregon Home Care Commission, Department of Human Services, the Workforce Investment Council serving Clackamas County and SEIU will be hosting two job fairs for individuals who may be interested in becoming Homecare Workers or Personal Support Workers.
4/29/2015Caseload Release March 2015
March 2015 food and cash assistance program caseload data reports have been released for Oregon’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
3/30/2015ADRC Improves Independence
In their fourth annual consumer satisfaction survey, the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Oregon has once again ranked favorably among its consumers.
3/26/2015Public Notice APD Waiver 0185
The Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are seeking public comment on the submission of an amendment to the Aging and People with Disabilities Waiver (0185).
3/2/2015OMMP Umatilla Morrow County
Unique Oregon Program Helping Seniors with Financial Security
1/30/2015Hilsboro APD Office Relocation
The Hillsboro APD Office (133 SE Second) has relocated their staff to 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Suite 200,  Hillsboro 97124.