|Oregon to Host National Abuse Conference|
Oregon has been selected as the host state for the NAPSA (National Adult Protective Services Association) 25th annual conference this coming October.
Learn more about the conference.
|New Statewide Abuse Reporting Line|
The new hotline provides Oregonians with another option to report suspected child abuse, elder abuse, abuse of people with physical or
developmental disabilities and abuse of people with mental illness or those
experiencing a mental health crisis.
Read more about the new hotline.
|Oregon Among Top Three States|
|Free summer meals for students|
Children need good nutrition all year long. The Summer Food
Service Program offers free meals to low-income children 18 and under at 500
locations in Oregon while school is out.
To find a summer meal site, call
1-866-3-Hungry or 1-877-8-Hambre or visit the Why Hunger Web site.
|Celebrating Oregon Refugees|
Honoring courage and determination of people who must flee their countries because of persecution, war or violence. DHS hosts a display celebrating Oregon refugees June 24-30, 2014 at 500 Summer Street NE in Salem. 8am - 5pm.
|Foster Children’s Bill of Rights|
|Refugee services and supports|
Today refugees in Oregon mostly come from
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Romania, Poland, countries of the former USSR and
Yugoslavia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, Cuba, Bhutan, Myanmar,
Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. DHS contracts with local partners to provide services to resettling refugees.