DHS News

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7/28/2020Oregonians will continue to receive increased food benefits in August
Salem, OR -- The Oregon Department of Human Services has received approval by the federal Food and Nutrition Service to continue in August to provide increased food benefits and waive the interview requirement for new applicants – making it faster and easier for Oregonians to access benefits.
7/27/2020Every Child NeighbOR Expands
Salem, Ore. - Every Child’s My NeighbOR, a statewide initiative that launched in March to help meet the pressing needs of foster families and youth in foster care, is expanding to help more Oregon families.
7/20/2020Long-term care facilities permitted to offer outdoor visitation with safeguards
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s licensed long-term care providers may begin providing limited outdoor visitation for residents if the facility develops a plan to adhere to required safeguards to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
7/6/2020Weekly online event series celebrates 30 years of civil rights for people with disabilities
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Oregon Disabilities Commission and the Northwest ADA Center are hosting weekly Lunch and Learn sessions in July.
7/1/2020DHS statement regarding Secretary of State child welfare system audit
Salem, OR – Today the Oregon Secretary of State released an audit report of the Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division. The report concludes that effective preventive services can support child and family wellbeing by helping keep children at home safely.
6/30/2020Public Notice: Rate increase effective July 1, 2020
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Serivces announces rate increases for certain providers effective July 1, 2020.
6/29/2020Additional funds and no in person interviews for SNAP extend into July
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has received approval by the Food and Nutrition Service to provide an additional $30 million to eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in July 2020.
6/25/2020Oregon joins website that connects displaced workers to jobs in long-term care
SALEM, Ore. ̶ A new website will help long-term care providers address staffing shortages by connecting job seekers with available career opportunities at Oregon facilities.
6/24/2020Oregon Health Plan online application system getting an upgrade July 2-5
Salem, OR–The Oregon Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority are upgrading the eligibility system Oregonians use to apply for health coverage.
6/23/2020Haven’t received your Economic Impact Payment or Earned Income Tax Credit money? Filing taxes may help
Salem, Ore. – For Oregonians who have not yet received their Economic Impact Payment, filing their taxes may help them receive it. The federal and state income tax filing deadline due to COVID-19 has been extended to July 15, 2020. Many people have not reveived this payment even though it’s been available for several months. All you have to do is file your taxes if you haven’t already. If you’re not required to file, visit irs.gov and use the “non-filers” tool to register for your payment.
6/8/2020Oregon disperses first wave of pandemic school meal benefits
(Salem, Ore.) – One month ago, Oregon received approval to implement Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) benefits for students who had access to free meals through a school participating in the National School Lunch Program. This includes schools where all students receive free meals.
5/22/2020Four facts about Child Welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic
(Salem, Ore.) – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact daily life in Oregon, yet
there are stable foundations and values which guide the work to support children and
families during these difficult times.
5/21/2020Parent Advisory Council Provides Mentorship, Support, and Insight
(Salem, Ore.) –  May is National Foster Care Awareness month, and this year’s theme is “Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents.”
5/20/2020Oregon families will see $134 million in additional food benefits. Families experiencing income loss can still apply.
(Salem, OR) - On May 5, 2020, the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced that more than 351,000 students receiving free meals from Oregon schools will get additional food benefits for groceries during the school closure.
5/15/2020An additional $30 million for food assistance in June
SALEM, OR – Oregonians receiving food benefits will get additional assistance in June, to help with continued impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
5/5/2020Oregon to provide over 351,000 children with benefits to replace the meals they get at school
(Salem, Ore.) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregonians are facing unprecedented economic instability and food insecurity. As Oregon continues to maintain physical distancing rules, the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) wants to remind you that you can apply for food, cash and childcare assistance from home.
5/5/2020Более чем 351 000 детей будут выплачены пособия от штата Орегон вместо еды, которую они получают в школе
(Салем, штат Орегон) — Управление социального обеспечения (DHS) и Департамент образования штата Орегон (ODE) объявили сегодня, что семьи из Орегона с детьми, имеющими право на бесплатное или льготное школьное питание, получат денежные пособия за питание, которое они получили бы в школе, даже если в период закрытия школ они имели доступ к школьной еде.
5/5/2020Oregón dará beneficios a más de 351 mil niños para reemplazar las comidas que reciben en la escuela
(Salem, Ore.) – El Departamento de Servicios Humanos (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Departamento de Educación de Oregón (ODE) anunció hoy que las familias de Oregón que tienen niños elegibles para las comidas gratis o de precio reducido obtendrán beneficios en efectivo para las comidas que hubiesen recibido en la escuela incluso si han estado teniendo acceso a las comidas de la escuela durante el cierre.
5/5/2020俄勒岡州將為超過351000名兒童提供福利,以取代在學校領取的膳食
(俄勒岡州賽勒姆) – 公共服務部(DHS)和俄勒岡州教育部(ODE)今天宣佈,有兒童符合領取免費或減價學校餐資格的俄勒岡州家庭,可獲得現金福利,以取代學校膳食,受惠者包括於停課期間繼續在學校取餐的人。
5/5/2020俄勒冈州将为超过351,000名儿童提供福利,以取代他们在学校获得的餐食
(俄勒冈州塞勒姆) – 美国公共服务部(DHS)和俄勒冈州教育部(ODE)今天宣布,俄勒冈州拥有符合条件享受免费或减价校餐的孩子的家庭,即使在学校关闭期间一直在从学校获得餐食,也将会获得餐食现金福利。
5/5/2020Oregon cung cấp cho hơn 351.000 trẻ em các lợi ích để thay thế các bữa ăn tại trường
(Salem, Ore.) – Hôm nay Cơ quan Dịch vụ Nhân sinh (DHS) và Sở Giáo dục bang Oregon (ODE) đã ra thông báo rằng các gia đình tại bang Oregon có trẻ em đủ điều kiện nhận bữa ăn miễn phí hoặc giảm giá tại trường sẽ nhận được trợ cấp tiền mặt cho các bữa ăn mà các em lẽ ra sẽ nhận được ở trường dù các em đã sử dụng các bữa ăn từ các trường trong thời gian đóng cửa.
5/4/2020Stay Home, Save Lives – How to apply for food, child care and cash assistance from home
(Salem, Ore.) – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregonians are facing unprecedented economic instability and food insecurity. As Oregon continues to maintain physical distancing rules, the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) wants to remind you that you can apply for food, cash and childcare assistance from home.
4/24/2020Public Notice: Provider rate increase effective, January 1, 2020
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services is announcing rate increases for Medicaid-Enrolled Direct Nursing Service Providers.
4/21/2020Centros de atención médica de emergencia para frenar los brotes de COVID-19 en instalaciones de cuidados a largo plazo
Salem, OR ̶ El equipo de apoyo a las instalaciones interagencias de Oregón, dirigido por el Departamento de Servicios Humanos y por la Autoridad de Salud de Oregón, ha comenzado a desplegar dos centros designados de atención médica de emergencia para casos de COVID-19.
4/21/2020Emergency health care centers to curb COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care facilities
Salem, OR ̶ Oregon’s interagency facility support team, led by the Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority, has begun deploying two designated COVID-19 emergency health care centers.
4/21/2020Thành lập trung tâm chăm sóc sức khỏe khẩn cấp để ngăn chặn dịch COVID-19 tại cơ sơ chăm sóc sức khỏe dài hạn
Salem, nhóm hỗ trợ cơ sở liên ngành của Oregon-OR, đứng đầu là Bộ Dịch vụ Nhân sinh và Cơ sở Y tế Oregon, đã bắt đầu triển khai 2 trung tâm chăm sóc sức khỏe khẩn cấp được chỉ định dành cho COVID-19.
4/21/2020旨在遏制新冠肺炎在长期护理设施中暴发的紧急医疗保健中心
冈州塞勒姆市跨机构设施支持团队由人类服务部和俄勒冈州卫生局领导,已经开始部署两个指定的新冠肺炎紧急医疗保健中心
4/21/2020Центры неотложной медицинской помощи для сдерживания вспышек COVID-19 в учреждениях, предоставляющих долгосрочный уход
Салем, Орегон — Служба поддержки межведомственного центра штата Орегон, возглавляемая Департаментом социального обеспечения и Департаментом здравоохранения штата Орегон, начала развертывание двух специальных центров неотложной медицинской помощи для больных COVID-19.
4/21/2020緊急醫護中心將抑制新冠肺炎(COVID-19)在長期護理設施的爆發
(俄勒岡州塞勒姆)由民政服務部和俄勒岡州衛生局(Oregon Health Authority)領導的俄勒岡州跨部門設施支援小組,已開始部署兩個指定的新冠肺炎緊急醫護中心
4/17/2020Honoring Child Abuse Prevention Month With a Celebration of Partnerships
(Salem, Ore.) – Each April, the Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare program honors the important work being done across the state to prevent child abuse. While public coordination for events is not happening in the same way this year, we continue to collaborate with partners for child safety.
4/11/2020https://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2020-04/3986/133365/DHS-OHA-LTC-NewsRelease-04112020.pdf
The Oregon Department of Human Services and Oregon Health
Authority have launched a multi-agency support team to assess the needs of
long-term care facilities experiencing increased COVID-19 cases and help them
access resources to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to residents and staff
4/9/2020Additional $60 million in SNAP benefits
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) announced today that the Oregon Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will provide an additional $30 million each for the months of April and May 2020 to eligible SNAP households.
3/30/2020Federal changes temporarily increase access to food benefits
Oregonians who have difficulty finding work during the COVID-19 pandemic do not have to worry about losing their food benefits, due to changes included in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
3/30/2020Announcing the 2019 Tom Moan Honoree for Excellence in Child Welfare Casework
(Salem, Ore.) – The Oregon Department of Human Services (Oregon DHS), Child Welfare Program is celebrating National Social Work Month in March. Social work is inherent in the work done by the Child Welfare Program and other areas at Oregon DHS, which annually helps 1.5 million Oregon residents from birth through the end of life.
3/26/2020Oregonians statewide can now use SNAP to buy groceries online
In keeping with Governor Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order, Oregonians across the state who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)benefits can now purchase groceries online from Walmart and Amazon, helping to keep SNAP recipients and their families safe from COVID-19 by opening new avenues for social distancing.
3/23/2020EVERY CHILD AND DHS LAUNCH MY NEIGHBOR
Every Child, in direct partnership with the Department of Human Services, is launching a comprehensive statewide emergency response to the fast-growing needs of children and families in Oregon’s foster care system. The initiative—My NeighbOR—launches at 7:00pm on Sunday, March 22 and will be fully operational by Monday, March 23 at 9:00am. Oregonians across all 36 counties are being asked to step forward and meet the tangible needs of foster families and youth in foster care.
3/20/2020Oregon Department of Human Services Notifies Public of Data Breach
On March 6, the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) uncovered a phishing incident that affected one staff member’s e-mail.
3/19/2020Focus on Child Safety and Well-being is Paramount during Social Distancing
Reduced contact with educators, medical professionals, and community members can impact children and families in many ways. During this time of social distancing, the Oregon Department of Human Services encourages Oregonians to check in with families and continue to engage with child welfare when appropriate.
3/17/2020All visits to care facilities restricted for COVID-19 prevention
The Oregon Department of Human Services increased restrictions on visitation policies for all licensed long-term care facilities as well as residential group homes to further prevent the spread of COVID-19.
3/17/2020Oregon expands child care benefits to support families and providers during spread of COVID-19
To support Oregon’s working families dealing with the spread of COVID-19, Governor Brown directed the Oregon Department of Human Services and and the Early Learning Division to make changes to child care benefits. The temporary changes, which are effective immediately, will help more low-income, working families access child care and help providers stay in business during the state of emergency.
3/10/2020https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ERD/Pages/New-guidance-long-term-care-facilities-limit-exposure-COVID-19.aspx
In consultation with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is using the authority of Governor Brown’s emergency order to issue a policy to limit exposure to COVID-19 at long-term care facilities. DHS is taking this action to protect older adults, Oregonians who are at greater risk of the most severe outcomes of this disease.
3/9/2020DHS staff to visit care facilities statewide reinforcing illness prevention
The Oregon Department of Human Services has designated a licensing oversight team assigned to launch illness-prevention reviews at all nursing, assisted living and residential care communities statewide, including those providing memory care, beginning today. The specialized reviews will focus on pandemic response plans and infection control procedures.
2/5/2020OK KIDS Audit Statement
Today the Oregon Secretary of State released an audit report of the Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Program information system, known as OR-KIDS. The report concludes that OR-KIDS performs its primary functions as a case management tool and data hub, but that improvements in usability, data quality management, and training are needed.
1/27/2020State encourages tax return filing to claim refundable credits on Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day
The Department of Human Services and the Department of Revenue are jointly encouraging all workers with income in 2019 to check if they may benefit from filing a return, even if they aren’t required to file. Taxpayers may be leaving money on the table if they qualify for
refundable credits, but don’t file a return claiming them.
1/22/2020Public notice and request for comment on 1915 (c) #0117, #0375, #40193, #40194, and #0565 waiver amendments.
The Oregon Department of Human Services’ Office of Developmental Disabilities Services is seeking public comment regarding the 1915 (c) #0117Children’s HCBS Waiver, #0375 Adult HCBS Waiver, # 40193 Medically Fragile Waiver, #40194 Behavioral Waiver, and # 0565 Medically Involved Waiver amendments.
1/15/2020Oregon Department of Human Services Hosts Stakeholder Meeting
Oregon Department of Human Services Hosts Stakeholder Meeting
on January 22, 2020
1/9/2020Oregon DOJ and DHS to release new data on human trafficking across Oregon
In commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Rebecca Jones Gaston, director of the DHS Child Welfare Program, will honor the efforts of Oregonians who work to prevent human trafficking.

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12/11/2019DHS Statement from Director Fariborz Pakseresht on Out-of-State Placements
The Oregon Department of Human Services goal is, and should always be, to serve Oregon children in their
communities with local providers.
12/6/2019Federal changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could affect 19,000 Oregonians
At least 19,000 Oregonians could lose government food assistance under a new federal rule finalized Thursday, December 5.
12/4/2019Resolution agreement between DHS and federal Office for Civil Rights
Voluntary Resolution and Ensures Child Welfare Programs in the Oregon Department of Human Services Protect Parents with Disabilities from Discrimination.
10/25/2019Child Abuse Hotline annual report highlights first year of operations
DHS releases first annual report for the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline.
10/8/2019Governor's Commission on Senior Services invites public input at daylong session
The Governor’s Commission on Senior Services (GCSS) invites the public to provide their insights and ideas during a daylong meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at the University of Oregon Baker Downtown Center, Alaska & Mexico Rooms, 975 High St., Eugene, OR, 97401.
10/1/2019DHS Child Welfare Announces Changes to Child Fatality Reviews
DHS Child Welfare Announces Changes to Child Fatality Reviews
10/1/2019Oregon Department of Human Services Hosts Stakeholder Meeting on October 15, 2019
Oregon Department of Human Services Hosts Stakeholder Meeting on October 15, 2019
9/25/2019New CW Director Announcement
Oregon taps national leader to serve as Child Welfare director
9/6/2019Public notice: Waiver comments sought
The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services is seeking input on several waiver amendments. Responses due by Oct. 7, 2019.
9/3/2019Public Meeting Notice - Oregon Home Care Commission to meet Sept. 5 in Salem
(Salem, Ore.) — The Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at 550 Capitol St. NE in Salem. The commission meets the first Thursday of every month and its meetings are open to the public.
9/3/2019Public notice: VR hearings
Vocational Rehabilitation is seeking public comment on administrative rule changes through Oct. 15, 2019
8/14/2019Department of Human Services statement on changes to “public charge” rule
Department of Human Services statement on changes to “public charge” rule
8/14/2019Public 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.
8/6/2019DHS 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.
7/19/2019ADA 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.
7/19/2019Public 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.
7/10/2019Public 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 - 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.
4/3/2019Public 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.
4/2/2019Oregon 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
3/22/2019Waaxda 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
3/22/2019Bộ 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
3/22/2019Департамент 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
3/22/2019El 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
3/21/2019Oregon 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 - 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.
3/7/2019Public 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.
3/6/2019Public 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

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