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8/14/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee to meet Aug. 20
(Salem, Ore.) ̵̶ The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 473, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
The meeting is open to the public.
8/14/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council to meet Aug. 15
(Wilsonville, Ore.) – The Quality Measurement Council will hold a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
8/14/2019Department of Human Services statement on changes to “public charge” rule
Department of Human Services statement on changes to “public charge” rule
8/6/2019DHS Aging and People with Disabilities leader to join Long-Term Care Ombudsman
(Salem, Ore.) - Ashley Carson Cottingham, director of the Department of Human Services’ Office of Aging and People with Disabilities, will join State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Fred Steele to serve as his deputy agency director. In her new role, Carson Cottingham will work for Steele in leading the state’s Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, which advocates for individuals living in state-licensed, long-term care facilities including nursing and assisted living facilities as well as adult foster homes.
7/30/2019Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets Aug. 8
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at 4074 Winema Place NE, Room 227/228, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
7/25/2019DHS posts openings for more than 300 jobs related to helping children and families in Oregon.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) this week posted openings for more than 300 jobs related to helping children and families in Oregon.
7/19/2019Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets July 25 in Salem
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) Executive Committee will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Department of Human Services’ Office, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 164, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
7/19/2019ADA anniversary celebrated with informational event on July 23
The Oregon Disabilities Commission will host a day-long informational event on July 23 in Salem in recognition of the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
7/19/2019Public notice: Provider rate increases for 2019-2021
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services announces a variety of rate increases.
7/10/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets July 17
The Quality Measurement Council will hold a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
7/3/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Exec Committee Meets July 12
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Executive Committee will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. July 12 in Room 160 of the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem, Oregon, 97301.
6/18/2019Notices mailed to 645,000 clients possibly impacted by data breach
The Oregon Department of Human Services is sending notices by mail to approximately 645,000 clients notifying them that their personal information was compromised during a previously announced January 2019 data breach.
6/10/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services meets June 14
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will hold its full advisory and executive committee meetings on June 14 in Salem.
6/7/2019Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services to meet June 13
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at West Linn Adult Community Center, 1180 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR, 97068
6/7/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council to meet June 27 in Wilsonville
The Quality Measurement Council will hold a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
6/5/2019News Release - CW Audit Follow-up
DHS responds to Secretary of State’s follow-up report on foster care audit
5/31/2019Public Meeting - Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team Meeting June 6, 2019.
The Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Thursday, June 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Salem.
5/28/2019Employer Resource Connection services offered
The Arc of Oregon will provide free services to employers of personal support workers and homecare workers in some counties in Eastern Oregon through a new contract with the Oregon Home Care Commission.
4/18/2019Statement from DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht on Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order
The foundation of all the work done at the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is safety for the children and adults we serve across our five major programs. Our vision for children who cannot live with their families safely is to enter a foster care system where they are protected; get the services and supports they need to heal in a stable, caring environment in their communities, and grow to thrive in adulthood.
4/16/2019Statement from Director Fariborz Pakseresht on Wyatt B., et al. vs. DHS Lawsuit
Today the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) was named a defendant in a lawsuit from Disability Rights Oregon and A Better Childhood. The lawsuit calls for an increase in the foster care system capacity to ensure every child has an appropriate placement and to ensure foster children - particularly those with intellectual or developmental disabilities or identifying as LGBTQ - receive the services and supports that meet their needs.
4/12/2019DHS supports National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April
The Oregon Department of Human Services encourages all Oregonians to support building strong and thriving families during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April 2019.
4/11/2019Oregon Department of Human Services Acts to Ensure Safety for Out-of-State Foster Children and Youth
The Oregon Department of Human Services today (April 11, 2019) announced several steps to ensure the safety of children and youth in out-of-state facilities and begin the process of bringing them back to Oregon.
4/10/2019Oregon Department of Human Services Announces Plan to Serve Youth In Oregon
The Oregon Department of Human Services today (April 10, 2019) announced development of a plan to return Oregon foster youth who are being served in other states.
4/5/2019Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets April 10
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 160, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
4/3/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets April 25
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
4/3/2019Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets April 11
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 4074 Winema Place N.E., Room 227/228, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
4/2/2019Oregon Department of Human Services Hosts Stakeholder Meeting on April 16, 2019
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) will host its
quarterly stakeholder meeting on April 16, 2019 in Salem. Join us in person, by phone or online.
4/2/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets April 16
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 166, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
The meeting is open to the public.
3/29/2019Statement from Director Fariborz Pakseresht on Rebuilding Child Welfare
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare program is in the early phases of a long-term effort to rebuild a broken child safety system and we take our charge to help children and families thrive very seriously.
3/27/2019俄勒冈州公众服务部向公众告知数据外泄事件 -- News release -- data breach
俄勒冈州公众服务部发现一宗影响部门电子邮件记录的网络钓鱼事件。很遗憾,《健康保险隐私及责任法案》(HIPAA) 下的受保护健康信息外泄并可能被暴露。
3/22/2019وزارة الخدمات الانسانیة في أوریغون تبلغ حمعور العامة بحصول خرق للبیانات -- DHS News release: Data Breach
وزارة الخدمات الانسانیة في أوریغون تبلغ حمعور العامة بحصول خرق للبیانات  -- DHS News release: Data Breach
3/22/2019Департамент социального обеспечения штата Орегон обращается к населению с уведомлением об утечке данных.DHS News Release -- Data Breach
Департамент социального обеспечения штата Орегон обращается к населению с уведомлением об утечке данных.DHS News Release -- Data Breach
3/22/2019Waaxda Adeegyada Dadweynaha Oregon Oo Ogeysiinaysa Jebinta Sharciga ee Xogta Dadweynaha -- News Release -- Data Breach
Waaxda Adeegyada Dadweynaha Oregon Oo Ogeysiinaysa Jebinta Sharciga ee Xogta Dadweynaha -- News Release -- Data Breach
3/22/2019El Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon notifica al público -- News Release -- Data Breach
El Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Oregon notifica al público -- News Release -- Data Breach
3/22/2019Bộ Dịch vụ Nhân sinh Oregon (Oregon Department of Human Services) Thông báo cho Công chúng Biết về Việc Vi phạm Dữ liệu -- News Release -- Data Breach
Bộ Dịch vụ Nhân sinh Oregon (Oregon Department of Human Services) Thông báo cho Công chúng Biết về Việc Vi phạm Dữ liệu -- News Release -- Data Breach
3/21/2019Oregon DHS Notifies Public of Data Breach
Oregon Department of Human Services Notifies Public of Data Breach. The Oregon Department of Human Services uncovered a phishing incident that affected e-mail records at the department. Unfortunately, Protected Health Information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was compromised and potentially exposed.
3/15/2019Public Notice - Governor's Commission on Senior Services meets March 28 in Salem
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) Executive Committee will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the Department of Human Services, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 164, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
3/11/2019Celebrating Social Work Month
DHS celebrates National Social Work Month in March to highlight the important work of child welfare staff in the state.
3/7/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets March 20
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
3/7/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services meets March 15
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (ODHHS) Advisory Committee will hold its full advisory committee and executive committee meetings on March 15 in Salem.
3/6/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission meets March 8 in Portland
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet from 1 to 3:45 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel, 8235 N.E. Airport Way, Mount Hood A&B Rooms, Portland, Oregon, 97220. The meeting is open to the public.
2/28/2019Public Meeting Notice - Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team to meet March 7
The Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Thursday (March 7, 2019) from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 137 A-D, 500 Summer St. NE, Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
2/12/2019Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets Feb. 13
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 285, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
2/12/2019Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services to meet Feb. 14 in Salem
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at 4074 Winema Place N.E., Room 227/228, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
2/12/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services meets Feb. 15
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will hold its full advisory and executive committee meetings on Feb. 15 in Salem.
2/12/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets Feb. 21
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
2/5/2019Your input sought on VR's proposed rule changes
Vocational Rehabilitation is holding public hearings in February and March on proposed rule changes and wants your input.
1/25/2019Friday, January 25, 2019 is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
Oregonians can get a larger tax refund with the Earned Income Tax Credit – but many don’t know this.
1/25/2019Public comment period open on I/DD Medicaid waivers and plan amendents
Public comment due no later than Feb. 29, 2019 regarding the 1915 (c) #40193, #40194, and #0375 Waiver renewals and #0565 and #0117 waiver amendments.
1/18/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission meets January 22
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at the DHS Building, 3406 Cherry.
1/18/2019Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets January 23
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
12/27/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission meets January 10 in Salem
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the DHS Barbara Roberts Building, 500 Summer Street N.E., Room 166, Salem, Oregon, 97301. The meeting is open to the public.
12/14/2018Media Advisory - DHS, OSU, PSU to Share Research on Long-Term Care Facility Trends in Oregon
Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) and Portland State University (PSU) will present key findings of studies on trends in Oregon’s long-term care settings on Dec. 17 in Salem.
12/10/2018Public Meeting - Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team Meeting December 18, 2018
The Child Welfare Project and Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Tuesday, December 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Salem.
12/5/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets Dec. 18 in Salem
(Salem, Ore.) — The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 166, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
The meeting is open to the public.
12/5/2018Public Meeting Notice - Governor's Commission on Senior Services meets Dec. 13 in Salem
(Salem, Ore.) — The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at the Department of Human Services’ Office, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 166, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
12/5/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets Dec. 19 in Wilsonville
(Wilsonville, Ore.) – The Quality Measurement Council will hold a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070. The council meeting is open to the public.
12/5/2018Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets Dec. 12
(Salem, Ore.) – The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 160, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
11/23/2018Public meeting notice: Community forums for Douglas and Lane Counties
ODDS will hold community forums in Springfield to discuss the vision and future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Douglas and Lane Counties
11/21/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services committees meet Nov. 28, Nov. 30
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will hold its executive committee and its full advisory committee meetings in Salem on Nov. 28 and Nov. 30, respectively. 
11/20/2018Public Notice - Comments Sought on Proposed Changes to HCBS Transition Plan
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) and Oregon Health Authority (OHA) are seeking public comment on amendments to the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Statewide Transition Plan.
11/16/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets Nov. 28
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
11/9/2018Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services to meet Nov. 15
(Salem, Ore.) — The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Department of Human Services’ Office, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 165, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
11/9/2018Public meeting notice: Community forums in Clatsop and Tillamook
ODDS will hold community forums in Astoria and Warrenton to discuss the vision and future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
11/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission to meet Nov. 8
(Salem, Ore.) — The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the DHS SSP Office Building, 4704 Winema Pl NE, Rooms 227 and 228, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
11/1/2018Progress report shows DHS initiative increased number of caregivers trained by 30%
Progress report shows DHS initiative increased number of caregivers trained by 30%
10/23/2018Public meeting notice: Commumnity forums in Medford
Community forums in Medford to discuss the vision and future of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
10/15/2018Public Notice - Seeking Comment on Amending Selective Contracting and Medicaid Waivers
Public Notice - Seeking Comment on Amending Selective Contracting and Medicaid Waivers
10/15/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee Meets Oct 19
Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee Meets Oct 19
10/9/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets Oct. 17
The Quality Measurement Council will meet from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
10/1/2018Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets Oct. 3
Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets Oct. 3
9/24/2018Public input sought
Vocational Rehabilitation is seeking input on manual revisions with hearings around the state.
9/21/2018Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets Sept. 27 in Salem
Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets Sept. 27, 2018 in Salem
9/21/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets Oct. 16
Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meets Oct. 16, 2018.
9/20/2018Federal Changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Effective October 1, 2018, adjustments will be made to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
9/20/2018Public Meeting - Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team Meeting October 2, 2018
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Tuesday, October 2 from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Salem.
8/31/2018Public Meeting Notice - ODC and GCSS to Meet September 13
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) and the Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Department of Human Services’ SSP Office, 4074 Winema Place N.E., Room 227/228, Salem, Oregon, 97305.
8/20/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council Meets September 19
The newly formed Quality Measurement Council will hold a meeting from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Training Rooms 1 and 2 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
8/14/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission's Executive Committee meets August 21
Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission's Executive Committee meets August 21
8/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets August 8 in Wilsonville
Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council meets August 8 in Wilsonville
8/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets August 8
Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term quality council meets August 8
8/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets August 9 in Keizer
Public Meeting Notice -  Governor’s Commission on Senior Services meets August 9 in Keizer
7/16/2018Public Meeting Notice - Child Welfare Advisory meets July 18, 2018
Child Welfare Advisory Committee meets Wednesday, July 18 in Salem
7/13/2018ADA Celebration July 26
Public invited to ADA Anniversary Celebration on July 26
7/9/2018Public meeting notice: DHS quarterly stakeholder meeting July 16
Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Director Fariborz Pakseresht and the Department’s Executive Team will present a brief program followed by a question-and-answer period.
7/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Quality Measurement Council Meets July 16
The newly formed Quality Measurement Council will hold its first meeting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 16, in Training Room 3 at the Oregon Child Development Coalition, 9140 S.W. Pioneer Court, Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070.
7/6/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission to meet July 12
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 473, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
7/6/2018Public input sought
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services is seeking public comment on its proposed 1915(c) waiver amendments: #40193 Medically Fragile Waiver, #40194 Behavioral Waiver, and #0565 Medically Involved Waiver. Comments are due by August 6, 2018.
7/2/2018Long-Term Care Referral Agency bill takes effect to provide more consumer protections
House Bill 2661, which goes into effect this week, increases protections for consumers who use agents to find a long-term care facility.
6/18/2018Public Meeting - Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team June 28, 2018
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in Salem.
6/18/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services June meets August 22
The June executive committee meeting for the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee was rescheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, August 22, in Room 254 of the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem, Oregon, 97301.
6/15/2018World Elder Abuse Awareness Day recognized with June 15 events
The Oregon Department of Human Services’ Aging and People with Disabilities program, along with the Area Agency on Aging and other partners, will host a June 15 event in Klamath Falls for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to provide Oregonians with information on how to prevent and report abuse.
6/8/2018Public Meeting Notice - Medicaid long term care quality council meets June 13
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 473, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
6/5/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee Meets June 15.pdf
The Advisory Committee for the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15, in Room 166 of the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem, Oregon, 97301. This meeting  is open to the public.
6/5/2018RESCHEDULED Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Executive Committee Meets June 20
The executive committee for the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, in Room 252 of the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 252, Salem, Oregon, 97301. This meeting is open to the public.
6/4/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Executive Committee Meets June 7
The executive committee for the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, in Room 457 of the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 160, Salem, Oregon, 97301. The meeting is open to the public.
6/4/2018Public Meeting Notice - Governor's Commission on Senior Services Meets June 14
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Rooms 137A-D, Salem, 97301. The meeting is open to the public.
6/4/2018Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee Meets June 19
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee
will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 160, Salem, Oregon, 97301. The meeting is open to the public.
5/20/2018Public Meeting - Governor's Commission on Senior Services Meets May 24
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, at 500 Summer St. N.E., Room 165. The meeting is open to the public.
5/9/2018DHS reaches agreement to strengthen in-home care for older adults and people with physical disabilities
The Department of Human Services Aging and People with Disabilities program (APD) today announced that it reached an agreement with Disability Rights Oregon (DRO), Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO), and the Oregon Law Center (OLC) to strengthen in-home services.
5/7/2018Self-Sufficiency Programs Launches Video Series during Public Service Recognition Week
Oregon Department of Human Services Self-Sufficiency Programs Launches Video Series during Public Service Recognition Week. The videos are featured on SSP’s Facebook page each day during Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12, 2018.
5/7/2018Public Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission to Meet May 10
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 473, Salem, Oregon, 97301.
5/2/2018Public Meeting - ODHHS Advisory Committee to Meet May 18
The advisory committee for Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Room 166 of the Department of Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem.
4/25/2018Public Meeting - ODHHS executive committee to meet April 25
The executive committee of the Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will meet from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Room 265 of the Department of Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem.
4/12/2018Public Meeting: ODHHS hosts retreat on April 14
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee will host a meeting and retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Corvallis.
4/10/2018Public Meeting Notice - DHS and OFYC to hold foster youth focus group meetings in Eugene and Portland
Current and former foster youth input sought on meeting the needs of all children, youth and families in Oregon.
4/9/2018Registration Open for Free Transforming Trauma Workshop in Medford
Registration is open for free Transforming Trauma Workshop: Transforming Trauma Workshop: How to Care for Yourself While Caring for Others. It will take place on April 16 and 17 in Medford, Oregon.
4/5/2018 Public Meeting - Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team April 5, 2018
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Thursday, April 5 from 1 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Salem.
4/3/2018Public Notice - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee to Meet April 17
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee  will meet April 17, 2018, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, 500 Summer St NE, Room 160, Salem, Oregon, 97301.  The meeting is open to the public.
3/29/2018Public Meeting Notice: Input sought on expanded Area Agency on Aging service area
The Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) program will host a series of public meetings in April to seek input on the creation of a new service area for the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Umatilla and Morrow counties.
3/22/2018CAPECO Named AAA Administrator
The Community Action Program of East Central Oregon (CAPECO) has been designated as the Area Agency on Aging to serve Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties.
3/20/2018DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum happening in Portland
Update on the new location of the Portland DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum.
3/13/2018DHS offices moving to shared Corvallis location
Child Welfare, Self-Sufficiency and Vocational Rehabilitation programs in Corvallis to move to a single location March 19.
3/9/2018Public Meeting Notice: ODHHAC to meet March 21
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee: Executive Committee will meet  March 21, 2018, in Salem.
3/9/2018Public Meeting Notice: GCSS to meet March 22 in Salem
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on  March 22 in Salem.
3/8/2018Public input sought on I/DD waiver renewal
ODDS is seeking comment on its 1915(b)(4) waiver renewal. The changes include adding 1915(k) to the 1915(b)(4) waiver to limit case management entities and assessment providers.
2/28/2018Public Input Sought on APD contracting Waiver
The Aging and People with Disabilities program (APD) for the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is seeking public comment on a selective contracting waiver to ensure the availability of case management services to individuals receiving Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports through the 1915(c) waiver and 1915(k) State plan options.
2/28/2018DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum
The DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum has been extended to include additional locations.
2/21/2018Public input sought on I/DD waivers and K-Plan
Includes reorganization of 1915 (c) Waivers into Child and Adult Waivers to simplify and streamline the federal authorities under which I/DD services are provided in Oregon and will allow ODDS to tailor services to children and adults in the future.
2/20/2018Public Meeting Notice - ODHHS Advisory Committee
Oregon Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Advisory Committee to hold an executive committee meeting February 21 in Salem.
2/13/2018DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum
Please join us in North Bend on Tuesday, February 27th.
2/12/2018Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee to meet February 20 in Salem
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
2/11/2018The Medicaid Long-Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets Wednesday, February 14 in Salem
The Medicaid Long-Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council will meet from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 14.
2/5/2018Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet February 16
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018, in Room 352 of the Department of Human Services Building, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem.
2/2/2018DHS Implements Housing with Services Rules under House Bill 3370 (2017)
The Department of Human Services adopted temporary administrative rules today, implementing the Housing with Services registry required under House Bill 3370 (2017)
2/1/2018Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet February 8 in Keizer
Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 3406 Cherry Ave., Room 123, Keizer.
1/29/2018Public Meeting - Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team Jan. 31, 2018
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Wednesday, January 31 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Salem.
1/25/2018Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day is January 26
Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day is January 26. It’s a nationwide effort to increase awareness of the tax credit and free tax preparation options.
1/22/2018National Core Indicators - Aging and Disability survey results for Oregon to be released January 26
1/19/2018Meeting Notice: Beaverton, Hillsboro events seek input on improving services for people with disabilities
Meeting Notice:  Beaverton, Hillsboro events seek input on improving services for people with disabilities
1/18/2018Governors Commission on Senior Services to Meet January 25
Governors Commission on Senior Services to Meet January 25
1/11/2018Interim mid-Columbia Area Agency on Aging effective Feb. 1, 2018
Interim mid-Columbia Area Agency on Aging effective Feb. 1, 2018
1/5/2018Department of Human Services offices in Pendleton will reopen Monday, January 8
Department of Human Services offices in Pendleton will reopen Monday, January 8 

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12/29/2017Meeting notice: Oregon Disabilities Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Salem
12/28/2017SNAP Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expansion Starts January 1
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expansion Starts January 1.
12/26/2017Pendleton offices temporarily relocated
Offices at 800 SE Emigrant relocated due to burst pipe
12/15/20172018 DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum
Make plans to attend a DHS Child Welfare Action Plan Community Forum in January or February.
12/8/2017Cancellation! Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee meeting
CANCELLATION! Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee meeting for Tuesday, December 19, has been cancelled
12/7/2017Public meeting: Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, December 19, in Salem
12/7/2017Public meeting: Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, December 13 in Salem
12/6/2017Public meeting: Governor's Commission on Senior Services
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet Thursday, December 14 in Keizer
11/21/2017Public meeting: Oregon Home Care Commission, Dec. 7, 2017
The Oregon Home Care Commission will meet Thursday, December 7 in Salem at 10:00 a.m.
11/13/2017Dementia training approver opportunity
DHS seeking requests for application for private and non-profit entities to approve dementia training required under House Bill 3359 – due 12-1-17
11/1/2017Public Meeting – Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team Nov. 15, 2017
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Wednesday, November 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Salem.
10/25/2017Public meeting: Oregon Disabilities Commission
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet Thursday, November 9, in Salem
10/18/2017Public Meeting - OHCC November 2, 2017
Oregon Home Care Commission meets Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Salem
10/12/2017DHS News Release - Seniors Services Will Continue
DHS News Release: Services for seniors will continue
10/11/2017Public Meeting - ODC - October 17
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee meets Tuesday October 17, in Salem
10/10/2017Public Meeting - ODHHS - Friday, October 20 in Salem
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Advisory Committee meets Friday, October 20 in Salem
10/6/2017Inter-State alliance will connect employers and job seekers with disabilities
Inter-State alliance will connect employers and job seekers with disabilities
10/2/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting agenda
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht and DHS Executive Team will present brief program and legislative updates followed by a question and answer period on October 3, 2017 in Salem.
9/29/2017Public Meeting: Oregon Home Care Commission Oct. 5
The Oregon Home Care Commission to meet Oct. 5.
9/28/2017Public Notice: SNAP Standards Change, effective October 1, 2017
Change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) income guidelines and the SNAP benefit allotment amount.
9/26/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht and DHS Executive Team will present brief program and legislative updates followed by a question and answer period on October 3, 2017 in Salem.
9/25/2017Governor's Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee Meeting
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday September 28, 2017.
9/13/2017State Universities Present Studies on State of Long-Term Care Settings
Researchers from Portland State University (PSU) and Oregon State University (OSU) will present key findings of 2017 studies of Oregon’s long-term care facilities during an event Friday in Portland
9/12/2017DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht names new Child Welfare Director
DHS Director Fariborz Pakseresht names Marilyn Jones new Child Welfare Director
9/11/2017Public Meeting - Unified Child & Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team Sept. 19, 2017
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Tuesday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Salem.
9/7/2017Public Notice: Provider rate increase, effective October 1, 2017
Certain I/DD providers to receive rate increases due to legislative funding
9/6/2017Discussion & Release of Long-Term Services & Supports in Oregon Studies - September 15
Save the date: September 15 - Discussion & Release of Long-Term Services & Supports in Oregon Studies
9/5/2017CANCELLATION! - OHCC meeting on September 7 has been cancelled
Oregon Home Care Commission meeting on September 7 has been cancelled
8/31/2017Public Meeting ODHHS
Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee will meet Friday, September 15th in Salem
8/29/2017OHCC September 7, 2017 Meeting Notice with Agenda
The Oregon Home Care Commission will meet Thursday, September 7, in Salem at 11:00 a.m.
8/25/2017SNAP Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expanding
SNAP Mandatory Employment and Training Program Expanding to Four More Counties
8/25/2017September 14, 2017 ODC Meeting
The Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) will meet
Thursday, September 14, in Salem
8/10/2017Final Task Force meeting
Client and Safety Task Force meets, September 21 in Salem
8/7/2017Correction - MLTCQRAC Meeting 09 Aug 2017
Correction! - Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, August 9
8/1/2017ODC Exec Meeting August 15, 2017
Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) Executive Committee will meet Tuesday, August 15
8/1/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC - August 8
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory
Council to meet Wednesday, August 8 in Salem
7/28/2017GCSS Meeting - August 10, 2017
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services in Cooperation with the Oregon Disabilities Commission will meet Thursday, August 10 in Keizer
7/20/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) is planning to meet Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 10 a.m., 676 Church Street NE in Salem. The meeting is open to the public.
7/17/2017House Bill Offers Comprehensive Approach to Improve Safety and Quality
House Bill Offers Comprehensive Approach to Improve Safety and Quality.
7/14/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at 500 Summer Street NE, Room 165, Salem, OR. The meeting is open to the public.

The agenda includes regular commission business, new business, a discussion on the 2017 Legislative Session, and creation of the agenda for the full joint commission meeting with the Oregon Disabilities Commission taking place on August 10, 2017.

People can also call into the meeting. Conference line: 888-363-4735 Access code: 3439085.
6/29/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission will meet Thursday, July 6 in Salem. Agenda attached.
6/16/2017HCBS Ttransition Plan
Oregon DHS Seeks Public Comment on Amended Statewide Transition Plan
6/15/2017National Scorecard
Oregon Ranked in Top Five on Nationwide Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard
6/15/2017World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017
June 15 is recognized worldwide as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD 2017).
6/13/2017Public Meeting - ODHH Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee will meet Friday, June 23, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Salem.
6/13/2017Public Meeting - ODHH Advisory Committee Executive Team
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee – Executive Team will meet Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Portland
6/6/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, June 14 in Salem
5/30/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) will meet on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Keizer.
5/30/2017Request for comments - State Plan on Aging
The Aging & People with Disabilities program (APD) is requesting comments on the proposed 2017-2021 State Plan on Aging. Comments are due by June 28, 2017
5/23/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Salem.
5/2/2017Public Meeting - Unified Child & Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team
The Unified Child and Youth Safety Implementation Plan Steering Team meets Wednesday, May 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Salem
5/2/2017Public Meeting - DHS Stakeholder/Partner meeting
DHS Director Clyde Saiki and DHS Executive Team will present brief program, legislative, budget updates followed by a question and answer period on May 23, 2017 in Salem.
4/27/2017Public Meeting - ODC
The Oregon Disabilities Commission meets Thursday, May 11, 2017, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Salem
4/13/2017Public Meeting-ODHH Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive Team will meet Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Portland.
4/11/2017Public Notice - APD 1915(c) Waiver
DHS is proposing an amendment to the Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) 1915(c) waiver. Comments due by May 6, 2017
4/4/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet on Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Keizer, OR
4/4/2017Public Meeting - MLTCQRAC
The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets Wednesday, April 12 in Salem.
3/29/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, April 6 at 10 a.m., at 676 Church Street NE, Salem
3/22/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee
Public Meeting – Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee Executive Team to meet Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in Salem.
3/14/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet on Thursday March 23, 2017 in Salem.
2/8/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee meets Friday, February 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Salem
2/6/2017Public Meeting - Oregon Disabilities Commission Executive Committee Meeting February 21, 2017
Oregon Disabilities Commission – Executive Committee to meet Tuesday, February 21 in Salem
1/30/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services will meet Thursday, February 9 in Salem
1/26/2017Oregonians can get a larger tax refund with the Earned Income Tax Credit
Friday, January 27 is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, (EITC) a nationwide effort to increase awareness of the tax credit and free tax preparation options. People are encouraged to visit the IRS’ website today to learn more about the credit and eligibility requirements.
1/26/2017Public Meeting - Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council Meeting
Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council to meet Wednesday, February 8 in Salem.
1/20/2017Public Meeting - OHCC
The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m., at 676 Church Street NE, Salem.
1/18/2017Public Meeting - GCSS
Governor’s Commission on Senior Services Executive Committee will meet Thursday, January 26, in Salem
1/18/2017Public Meeting - ODHH
The Oregon Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Committee to meet Friday, January 20 in Salem
1/18/2017Safety and quality are serious business for adult foster home licensors
Oregon DHS makes a statement regarding allegations made against them on January 11, 2017.
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