The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Office of Equity and Multicultural Services (OEMS) is responsible for:

  • Service Equity– ensuring DHS’s programs are available to all qualified Oregonians
  • Civil Rights, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity– preventing discrimination and harassment and fostering a workforce that is representative of our state population
  • Workforce Diver​sity and Inclusion– supporting a work culture where the uniqueness of all people is welcomed and valued​

Accommodations for People with Disabilities

The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities. DHS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during the hiring process and in the workplace.

Learn more about ​accommodations for people with disabilities.​

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2016 Diversity Leadership Forum

Creating and encouraging conversations and effort around race, gender, privilege and LGBT issues was the focus of the third annual Department of Human Services Leadership Forum​

A diverse group of smiling people​Contact Us

General inquiries

Phone: (503) 947-5448
Fax: (503) 581-6198 

Also see: Department contacts