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DHS Office of Equity and Multicultural Services (OEMS)

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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. 

Contact us

General inquiries


Phone: (503) 947-5448
Fax: (503) 581-6198
TTY: (503) 945-6214​

Also see: Department contacts