What We Do
Oregon Department of Human Services' (ODHS) Government Relations Unit guides the agency's participation in state and federal legislative efforts to advance the ODHS mission and values for the benefit of all people in Oregon.
2022 Legislative Session
ODHS was focused on three agency-wide priorities during the regular 2022 session:
- Strengthening the foundations of human services
- Responding to emergencies and disasters
- Creating the future of human services in Oregon
Learn more about the agency's priorities and state budget requests.
Read the fact sheets on our key legislative requests:
Legislative Community Partner Calls
The call schedule for the 2023 legislative session will be posted toward the end of 2022. For more information, please contact Roberto Gutierrez.
Recent Legislative Presentations
End of Session Reports