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DHS news release

April 6, 2006

 

Contact: Tom Towslee, (503) 947-5207
Program contact: Becky Murphy (503) 945-6617


People with Disabilities Advisory Committee meets Wednesday, Thursday




Who: People with Disabilities Advisory Committee (PDAC)


What: Public meeting


When: Wednesday, April 12, 2006, 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 13, 2006, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


A time for public testimony is scheduled for 3:10 p.m. on April 12, 2006, and 1 p.m. on April 13, 2006. A time limit of three minutes per person is in place. If special accommodation is needed, please give 48-hour advance notice.


Where: Salem Inn, 1775 Freeway Court NE, Salem.


Agenda: Department of Human Services/Seniors and People with Disabilities update, DHS field complaint process, and strategic planning session (for six-month to one-year goals).


For a copy of the complete agenda or to be included for public input, contact Becky Murphy: Becky.Murphy@state.or.us or (503) 945-6617, toll-free (800) 282-8096; TTY (503) 945-5933 or (800) 358-3117.


The DHS People with Disabilities Advisory Committee has as its mission, "To critically review and promote programs and policies within DHS by advocating, protecting, and developing services that are essential for enhancing choice, dignity, and independence for people with physical disabilities."