Tribal Affairs

The Tribal Affairs Unit is committed to Oregon tribal communities thriving mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally. To ensure communication is transparent and widely distributed, Tribal Affairs is closely working with each ODHS program to provide tribal partners with updates and resources in response to COVID-19. Through collaboration and partnership, Tribal Affairs will continue to work diligently on raising the level of health and wellness of our Oregon tribal communities.

View all ODHS News Releases​ 

COVID-19 Program Updates​​

For questions contact

Rebecca Arce, APD Service Equity Manager


For questions contact

Melissa Elliott, ODDS Service Equity Manager



Caitlin Shockley, ODDS Person Centered Practices & Service Equity Coordinator​




For questions Contact

Xochitl Esparza, Self-Sufficiency Programs Innovation Manager

503-480-4830​​​​ (SSP)


For questions contact

Andrés Endericavillacís, VR Service Equity Manager


Supporting Children, Families and Elders

Oregon Nine Tribes

COVID-19 Resources – Statewide, Regionally and Nationally ​​​​