DHS News

2016​

  
  
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12/7/2016DHS Employment First offers $800,000 in new innovation grants
DHS' Employment First initiative is offering the opportunity for local providers and agencies to apply for grants to fund new, creative and innovative ideas to increase collaboration and build capacity for employment services to people with developmental disabilities.
12/7/2016Public Meeting - ODC
The Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets Tuesday, December 20 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in Salem
12/6/2016Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets Wednesday, December 14 from 9:30   – 11:30 a.m. in Salem.
11/29/2016Roseburg DHS Offices Moving Dec. 5
Oregon Department of Human Services programs for child welfare, self-sufficiency, and aging and people with disabilities in Roseburg will move to the site of the former Douglas Community Hospital.
11/23/2016Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet Thursday, December 8, in Salem
11/23/2016Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on
Thursday, Dec. 1 in Salem. Agenda attached.
11/21/2016Public Meeting - ODHH
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive Team meets Thursday, December 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in Portland
11/18/2016Public Meeting - SACU
The Client and Staff Safety Task Force meets Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 9 a.m. to noon in Salem
11/3/2016Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet Thursday November 17, 2016 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Salem
10/28/2016Public Meeting - ODC
Oregon Disabilities Commission meets November 10 in Salem
10/18/2016Public Meeting - ODC
The Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets Monday, October 31 in Salem.
10/10/2016Public Meeting - ODHHS
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Friday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon
9/29/2016GCSS 2016 Oregon Conference on Aging
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will host the Oregon Conference on Aging Wednesday October 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register by Oct. 5
9/29/2016Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory
Council meets Wednesday, October 5 in Salem
9/28/2016Annual changes in food assistance calculations
On October 1, 2016, the federal government will make changes to the calculations used to determine how much an eligible person may receive in food benefits.
9/23/2016Public Meeting - ODHHS
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive
Team meets Wednesday, September 28 in Salem
9/16/2016Public Meeting - SACU, October
The Client and Staff Safety Task Force will meet Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 in Salem. Meeting agenda is attached.
9/14/2016Public Meeting - ODHH
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Sept. 23
9/14/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission
Oregon Disabilities Commission – Executive Committee meets Sept. 26
9/13/2016Pendleton Policy Forum
Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forum in Pendleton September 27, 2016
9/9/2016Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee meets Thursday Sept. 22, 2016 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Salem.
9/7/2016New DHS Child Welfare Director
After a national search, Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce that Lena Alhusseini has accepted the Child Welfare Director position, effective November 7, 2016
9/7/2016Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forum - Bend
The Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation program is hosting a policy forum on Friday, Sept. 23.
9/6/2016Public Meeting - SACU, September
The Client and Staff Safety Task Force will meet Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Agenda attached.
9/6/2016Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forum in Portland
The Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation program is hosting a policy forum in Portland on September 19.
9/2/2016Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forum in Medford
The Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation program is hosting a Policy Forum in Medford on Sept. 15
9/1/2016Vocational Rehabilitation Policy Forum in Salem on September 13
The Department of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation program is hosting a series of Policy Forums around the state in September.
8/29/2016DHS Stakeholder/Partner Meeting
On Thursday, Sept. 15, join DHS Director Clyde Saiki and members of the DHS Executive Team for a brief presentation and discussion, including program updates, legislative concepts, policy option packages and other budget news.
8/26/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission meets Thursday, Sept. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building.
8/26/2016Public Notice - HCBS Waiver
Public Notice and Request for Comment on the Aging and Disabilities Waiver (0185)
8/19/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Executive
Committee will meet Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 165, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem. The public is invited.
8/17/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission will meet Monday, August 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 137 A, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem.
8/16/2016Public Notice - K Plan Amendment
DHS is proposing an amendment to the Community First Choice Option (K Plan) in order to more accurately reflect current state policies and align the K Plan with existing waiver authorities. The public is invited to comment.
7/29/2016Public Meeting - GCSS meets with ODC
Public meeting: Governor's Commission on Senior Services meets with the Oregon Disabilities Commission August 11 in Keizer
7/28/2016Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
Public Meeting:  Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets August 10 in Salem
7/20/2016Public Meeting - SACU, August
Client and Staff Safety Task Force Meeting August 5 in Salem. Agenda attached.
7/15/2016Public Meeting - Governor's Commission on Senior Services
Public Meeting - The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet Thursday, July 28 in Salem
7/14/2016Public meeting - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Meeting July 27
Public meeting - The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Executive Committee will meet Wednesday, July 27 in Salem
7/11/2016Public Meeting - SACU, July
Client and Staff Safety Task Force will meet July 11 in Salem
7/11/2016Client and Staff Safety Task Force Agenda - July 11, 2016
Client and Staff Safety Task Force Agenda - July 11, 2016
7/7/2016GCSS Meet and Greet Lunch event
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services is hosting a Meet and Greet Lunch event on Thursday, July 21 from noon to 2 p.m.
6/30/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilties Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission plans to meet Thursday, July 14, in Salem.
6/28/2016Public Meeting - Client & Safety Task Force
Client and Staff Safety Task Force will meet June 29 in Salem –new location. Agenda attached.
6/27/2016Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission plans to meet Thursday, July 7 at 10 a.m. at 676 Church Street NE in Salem. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda attached.
6/9/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday June 22, 2016
6/6/2016Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection (ADRC) Survey
The 2015 Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection (ADRC) Consumer Satisfaction Survey has just been released.
6/3/2016Public Meeting - The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, June 8, 2016
6/3/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will meet on Friday June 17, 2016
6/1/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Home Care Commission
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) is planning to meet Thursday, June 2 at 10 a.m., 676 Church Street NE in Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
6/1/2016Public Meeting - Location Change, Client and Staff Safety Task Force
The Client and Staff Safety Task Force will meet Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Oregon State Capitol, Hearing Room F, 900 Court Street NE, in Salem. This meeting is open to the public.
5/27/2016Public Meeting - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet on Thursday June 9, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
5/25/2016Public Meeting - DHS Advocacy Group and ASL interpreters
DHS Advocacy and Development Unit will meet with American Sign Language interpreters on Wednesday June 1, 2016.
5/24/2016DHS Town Hall Meetings
You are invited to provide input and feedback to the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) on our programs, services and priorities for our 2017 budget and legislative session.
5/12/2016Public Meeting - SACU Client and Staff Safety Task Force June 29
SACU Client and Staff Safety Task Force meeting is planned for Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
5/10/2016Public Meeting - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services - Executive Committee is planning to meet Thursday, May 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
5/10/2016Homecare Choice Program offers new in-home care service
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) today unveiled a new service that connects people needing in-home care with caregivers.
5/10/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee is planning to meet Friday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to noon
5/3/2016Public Meeting Notice - Long Term Care and Quality Steering Committee
The Long Term Care and Quality Steering Committee is planning to meet on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
5/3/2016Public Meeting Notice - SACU
Client and Staff Safety Task Force to meet Tuesday, May 31 in Salem
4/28/2016Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) is planning to meet Thursday, May 12, 2016.
4/8/2016Public Meeting Notice - MLTCQRAC
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meeting on April 13, 2016
4/8/2016Public Meeting Notice: SACU Task Force
Client and Staff Safety Task Force to meet Wednesday, April 27 in Salem
3/31/2016Public Meeting Notice - Housing with Services Task Force
The Housing with Services Task Force will meet on March 31, 2016. This meeting is open to the public.
3/4/2016Update -- Personal Support Worker recruiting event planned for March 15 in Salem
Updated Start Time - The Oregon Home Care Commission, in celebration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, is hosting a Personal Support Worker recruiting event
3/1/2016Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission
March 10, 2016, Noon - 2:30 p.m.
Airport Sheraton Hotel, Portland
1/21/2016Public Meeting - HB 2547
House Bill 2547, Housing with Services Task Force
January 22, 2016 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
1/19/2016Public Meeting - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services – Executive Committee meeting is planned for Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1/19/2016Public Meeting - Long Term Care Quality Steering Committee
The Long Term Care and Quality Steering Committee is planning on meeting on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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